War Witch (Rebelle)
- 1h 30min
- Directed by: Kim Nguyen
- Language: French
The story of Komona (Mwanza), a 12-year-old girl in an unnamed part of sub-Saharan Africa, who is kidnapped by rebels and forced to become a child soldier. Nguyen's sensitive approach, Mwanza's subtle and complex performance and Bolduc's cinematography make it a sometimes harrowing but powerful and worthwhile film.
This film is not currently showing in cinemas.
Reviews & features
War Witch17 Sep 2012
Affecting drama about a child soldier in Sub Saharan Africa
When a film begins with its 12-year old protagonist being handed a gun and forced to kill her own parents, you can be confident that the following 90 minutes will not be easy viewing. Such is the case with Canadian writer/director Kim Nguyen’s powerful…
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