Johnny Mad Dog
- Liberia / France / Belgium
- 1h 38min
- Directed by: Jean-Stephane Sauvaire
- Cast: Christopher Minie, Daisy Victoria Vandy, Dagbeh Tweh
Fiction based on the events of the Liberian civil war, 'Johnny Mad Dog' follows a 15-year-old soldier and his band of youngsters charged with overtaking a city in an attempt to unseat the government.
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Reviews & features
Africa in Motion: Jean-Stéphanie Sauvaire16 Oct 2009
The French director on Johnny Mad Dog - his take on Liberia's recent civil war
The use of child soldiers is given a realistic and at times horrifying platform in French director Jean-Stéphanie Sauvaire’s depiction of the civil war that ravaged Liberia for over a decade until peace was declared in 2003. Sauvaire was familiar with…
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