Sounds of Sand

Sounds of Sand  {Si le vent soulève les sables}
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Sounds of Sand
Si le vent soulève les sables
Belgium, 2006, 96 Minute Running Time
US Premiere
Topics: African Interest, Drama, Woman Director
Programs: 2007 Best of Fest, World Cinema Now
Language: French English Sub-Titles

Set amidst magnificent Djibouti landscapes, Sounds of Sand is a tale of exodus, survival and hope, following the life and death struggle of an African family traversing a hostile desert in search of water. It is also the story of a nomad’s daughter, whose tenacity and strength will conquer her father’s love.

DIRECTOR: Marion Hänsel
Producer: Marion Hänsel
Editor: Michèle Hubinon
Screenwriter: Marion Hänsel
Cinematographer: Walther van den Ende
Music: René-Marc Bini
Principal Cast: Isaka Sawadogo, Carole Karemera, Asma Nouman Aden, Emile Abossolo M'bo
Filmography: Clouds: Letters to My Son (2001), The Quarry (1998), Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea (1995), Between Heaven and Earth (1992), Il Maestro (1989), Les Noces Barbares (1987), Dust (1985), Le Lit (1982)
Print Source: Fortissimo Films

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