Wùlu

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Showings

St. Anthony Main Theatre 5 Sat, Apr 15, 2017 4:45 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 5 Mon, Apr 17, 2017 9:45 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 5 Sun, Apr 23, 2017 9:15 PM
Ticket Prices
General Public:$13.00
Members:$11.00
Student w/ID (Box Office Only):$8.00
Youth (25 & Under/Box Office Only):$8.00
Film Info
Premiere Status:Minnesota Premiere
Programs:Images of Africa
Black Cinema: Under the Skin
Tags:Action
Crime
Thriller
Drama
Francophone
Culture & Society
Voice Category:Thrill Me Chill Me
Release Year:2016
Runtime:95 min
Country/Region:France
Mali
Senegal
Language:French
Bambara
Website:Official Website
Print Source:Indie Sales
Cast/Crew
Director:Daouda Coulibaly
Producer:Eric Névé
Oumar Sy
Cinematographer:Pierre Milon
Screenwriter:Daouda Coulibaly
Editor:Julien Leloup
Composer:Eric Neveux
Principal Cast:Ibrahim Koma
Inna Modja
Habib Dembele
Ismael N'Diaye
Jean-Marie Traoré
Marianne N'Diaye
Filmography:Debut Feature

Description

From Malian-French director Daouda Coulibaly comes Wùlu, a stunning crime film that owes as much to African director Souleymane Cissé as it does to De Palma and Scorsese.

Ladji is a young man barely eking out a living as a bus driver in Bamako. His dream is to one day earn enough to keep his younger sister from prostituting herself, but when he fails to get a promotion due to nepotism, he turns to a local drug dealer and is surprised at his own swift rise through the ranks—his life on the streets has made our hero especially adept at the drug trade. But when the drug trade slips into Al-Qaeda territory, life soon becomes more difficult and dangerous than he’s ever known before.


Press

"Daouda Coulibalys auspicious debut is structured like so many local-area tales, but delivered with a pulse-pounding thrust unique among African cinema."Variety, Pamela Pianezza


Daouda Coulibaly: Daouda Coulibaly was born in 1977 in Marseilles to Malian and Guinian parents. A recipient of Focus Features’ Africa First program, he used the program to create his award-winning short “Tinye So,” which was inspired by filmmaker Ousmane Sembène. Wùlu is his first feature.


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