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Lingui, the Sacred Bonds

Original title: Lingui
German title: Lingui
Tchad, France, Belgium, Germany, 2021

Director: Haroun, Mahamat-Saleh
Production company: Goi-goi Prod., Pili Films, Beluga Tree
Co-producers: Made in Germany Filmprod., Canal+ int., Proximus
Age recommendation: 15 years and up
Length: 87 min.
Film genre: Feature film

On the outskirts of N'Djamena in Chad, Amina lives alone with her only 15-year-old daughter Maria. Her already fragile world collapses the day she discovers that her daughter is pregnant. The teenager does not want this pregnancy. In a country where abortion is not only condemned by religion, but also by law, Amina finds herself facing a battle that seems lost in advance...

Cannes IFF 2021, Toronto IFF 2021, Schlingel CFF Chemnitz 2021

Study guide: German

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