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Ta Dona

Author: Adama DraboMamadou KabaFily TraoréDjeneba DiawaraBalla Moussa KeitaAll authors
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : California Newsreel [distributor], ©1991.
Series: Library of African cinema (Videocassette)
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : BambaraView all editions and formats
Summary:
Tells the story of the quest for secret knowledge by a young Bambara man. While working in a peasant village, the hero, Sidy, searches for the seventh "canari", a forgotten, secret Bambara herbal remedy used in childbirth. Faced with a scorching drought and a corrupt government, Sidy manages to save the village and rediscover the seventh "canari."
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Genre/Form: Videocassettes
Feature films
Foreign language films
Drama
Fiction films
Features
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Adama Drabo; Mamadou Kaba; Fily Traoré; Djeneba Diawara; Balla Moussa Keita; Diarrah Sanogo; Kora Films (Firm); Centre national de production cinématographique du Mali.; California Newsreel (Firm)
Language Note: In Bambara with English subtitles.
OCLC Number: 29197458
Notes: Originally produced in Mali as motion picture in 1991.
Credits: Photography, Lionel Cousin; editor, Rose Evans Decraene; music, Banzoumana Sissoko [and others].
Cast: Fily Traore, Djeneba Diawara, Balamoussa Këita, Diarrah Sanogo.
Description: 1 videocassette (101 min., 10 sec.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Library of African cinema (Videocassette)
Other Titles: Fire!
Responsibility: Kora Film et le C.N.P.C.-Mali ; direction de production, Mamadou Kaba ; écrit et réalisé par Adama Drabo.

Abstract:

Tells the story of the quest for secret knowledge by a young Bambara man. While working in a peasant village, the hero, Sidy, searches for the seventh "canari", a forgotten, secret Bambara herbal remedy used in childbirth. Faced with a scorching drought and a corrupt government, Sidy manages to save the village and rediscover the seventh "canari."
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