Lingui, The Sacred Bonds
- Chad / France / Germany
- 1h 27min
- Directed by: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun
- Cast: Achouackh Abakar Souleymane, Rihane Khalil Alio, Youssouf Djaoro, Briya Gomdigue, Hadj Fatimé Ngoua
Depot, Lewes (0.0 miles)
Mon 6 Dec
Part of French Film Festival UK.
Chadian director Mahamat-Saleh Haroun's gorgeous, affecting drama centres on a single mother and her pregnant teen daughter as they seek an abortion in a country where it is technically legal but impossible to access. The filmmaker plumbs the depths of the bonds among women, gradually revealing how far they will go to protect themselves and one another.
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