Toula ou le génie des eaux


Toula ou le génie des eaux

Moustapha AlassaneNiger – 1973

The gods have declared the drought of the country. There seems to be no hope. A holy man summoned by the king requires the sacrifice of a young woman to put an end to their anger. A young man in love decides to go in search of water to save the girl from a tragic end, but when he returns with good news it's too late: the genie had his satisfaction and Toula has already disappeared in the holy swamp.

Original Title Toula ou le génie des eaux
German Title Toula oder das Genie des Wassers
French Title Toula ou le génie des eaux
Other Titles Toula or the Genie of the Water
Directed by Moustapha Alassane
Country Niger
Available Formats
Screenplay Moustapha Alassane
Production A. H. Tahoua Productions
Runtime 76 Min.
Language Französisch
Solange Delanne
Isaa Bania
Parfait Kondo
Sotigui Kouyaté
Damouré Zika

Sidney Award's
1st America Black Film Festival, 1977.
New York, December 1977.
15th Festival of Kerala
FACAT Festival de Cine africano, Spain


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