This film follows a 12-year-old African girl named Komona who loses everything after rebel militants attack her village, kill her family, and kidnap her. Even though she must struggle to survive as a child soldier afterwards, she meets a young boy and they fall in love. Similar to Terrence Malick’s The Thin Red Line in the sense that both films present a poetic look at something which is not poetic in nature, with a focus on the beauty and purity of the surrounding environment.
Kim Nguyen, Simon Trépanier, Alexandre Mangona
Rachel Mwanza, Alain Lino Mic Eli Bastien, Serge Kanyinda, Ralph Prosper, Mizinga Mwinga, Diane Uwamahoro
Africa, civil war, trauma, child soldier, albinism
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