Timbuktu Movie

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Who's Involved:

Abderrahmane Sissako

Release Date:

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 (Limited)

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: N/A

Plot: What's the story about?

Not far from Timbuktu, now ruled by the religious fundamentalists, Kidane lives peacefully in the dunes with his wife Satima, his daughter Toya, and Issan, their twelve-year-old shepherd. In town, the people suffer, powerless, from the regime of terror imposed by the Jihadists determined to control their faith. Music, laughter, cigarettes, even soccer have been banned. The women have become shadows but resist with dignity. Every day, the new improvised courts issue tragic and absurd sentences. Kidane and his family are being spared the chaos that prevails in Timbuktu. But their destiny changes when Kidane accidentally kills Amadou, the fisherman who slaughtered “GPS,” his beloved cow. He now has to face the new laws of the foreign occupants.

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Production: What we know about Timbuktu

Key Facts

  1. Mauritania's official entry for the 2015 Best Foreign Language Film Academy Award.

Filming Timeline

On or about January 5, 2015, the film was in Completed status.

Timbuktu Release Date: When was it released?

Timbuktu was released in 2015 on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 (Limited release).

When will the movie be on DVD?

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