52nd edition

Sisters In Law

Fortnight 2005, Feature film, 1h44

Synopsis

Kumba, a small town in southwest Cameroon. Six-year-old Manka has fled her house an cruel aunt. Sonita courageously accuses her neighbor of rape. Amina decides to end her marriage with a brutal man by taking him to court. The film follows two women, the Counselor of State and the Presiding Judge, in their daily work: to bring aid to these women determined to put an end to their harsh lives.

Team

Image
Kim Longinotto

Sound
Mary Milton

Editing
Ollie Huddleston

Music
D’Gary

Production

Production : Vixen Films 26 Balfour Road Londres N5 2HE Royaume-uni tél : +44 0207 359 7368 fax : +44 0207 359 7368 tg@tgraham.demon.co.uk presse : Freud Communications Kate Lee tél : +44 207 291 6349 mob : +44 777 160 0070 à Cannes mob : +33(0)6 74 15 45 77

Awards

Prix Art et Essai – CICAE