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English title: Adama
Original title: Adama
German title: Adama
France, 2015

Director: Rouby, Simon & Lilti, Julien
Production company: Naïa Productions, Pipangaï
Co-producers: France 3 Cinéma, Albatros Productions
Age recommendation: 10 years and up
Length: 82 min.
Film genre: Animation

It is the year 1914. Adama, 12 year-old, lives in a remote village in West Africa, sheltered by the cliffs. Out, beyond, lies “the land of breaths”, the kingdom of wicked spirits hungry for war. When Samba, his elder brother, suddenly vanishes from the village, Adama decides to set off in search of him. Accompanied first by Abdou, a tragically lucid griot, then by Maximin, a street urchin who is his own negative twin, he crosses a Europe in the grip of war. Borne by the energy of desperation and the poetry of childhood, Adama travels to the hell of the frontline in order to free his brother and see his own initiatory journey through.

Annecy 2015, Giffoni 2015, Cinemagic Belfast 2015, BFI London FF 2015, Cinekid Amsterdam 2015, Chicago CFF 2015 (awarded), Filem'on Brussels 2015, Gijon 2015, New York CFF 2016, Lucas Frankfurt 2016 (special mention), Carrousel Rimouski (Canada) 2016, Michel CFF Hamburg 2016, Animateka Ljubljana 2016

Study guide: German

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