United Kingdom, 2008, 120 Minute Running Time
Additional Countries: Zambia/Congo/Zimbabwe/ South Africa
North American Premiere
Topics: African Interest, Drama, Women
Program: Awards Buzz
Language: English, Welsh, Bemba, Swahili, French, German English Sub-Titles
Scarred by years of abuse, Hope is a young Madagascan nurse who has dedicated her life to helping other abused street kids get well. Through her humanitarian efforts Hope meets Evan, a Welsh doctor who wins over both her and her daughter Bantu's heart. When tragedy befalls Evan, Hope and Bantu embark on a journey to honor Evan's memory, encountering unexpected villains and heroes along the way.
DIRECTOR: Karl Francis
Producer: Derith Rhisiart
Editor: Caroline Lynch-Blosse
Screenwriter: Karl Francis
Cinematographer: Nigel Walters
Music: Edward Elgar, Congotronics
Principal Cast: Christine Rochat Genoud, Lusungu Munthali, Richard Harrington,
Filmography: One of the Hollywood Ten (2000), Streetlife (1995), Rebecca’s Daughters (1992)
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