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Melé is a bar singer, her husband Chaka is out of work and the couple is on the verge of breaking up… In the courtyard of the house they share with other families, a trial court has been set up. African civil society spokesmen have taken proceedings against the World Bank and the IMF whom they blame for Africa's woes… Amidst the pleas and the testimonies, life goes on in the courtyard. Chaka does not seem to be concerned by this novel Africa's desire to fight for its rights…
French release: 18th october 2006 -
Production year: 2006 - Length: 1h58.
Directed by Abderrahmane Sissako
Cast: Aïssa Maïga, Tiècoura Traoré, Hélène Diarra, Habib Dembélé, Djénéba Koné, Aïssata Tall Sall, William Bourdon, Roland Rappaport and the special appearance of Danny Glover
A French-Malian feature film. A coproduction Archipel 33 - Chinguitty Films, Mali Images and Arte France in association with Louverture Films
French distribution and International Sales: Les Films du Losange

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