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Silmande Tourbillon

Rating:No Rating
Release Date:January 1, 1998
Running time:85 minutes
Cast:Amadou Bourou, Ali Guentas, Abdoulaye Komboudri, Anne Roussel, Saida Sallem
Director:S. Pierre Yameogo
Writer:S. Pierre Yameogo

Description: S. Pierre Yameogo wrote and directed this Burkina Faso-French drama about corruption in a West African town where a black businessman and Lebanese merchants compete for a government rice contract which promises big profits. Mouni (Amadou Bourou) thinks the contract is his, but he encounters problems from the wealthy Jabert brothers, who are involved with the government's money-laundering. The story looks at the underbelly of African politics, uncovering bribery and the exploitation of blacks. Shown at the 1998 Toronto Film Festival.~ Bhob Stewart, All Movie Guide

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