Lingui, the sacred bonds

Cannes 2021
Official Competition
TIFF 2021
Special Presentations
London BFI
International Competition
Sydney IFF
Gala Presentation
Oscars 2022
Official submission

Lingui, the sacred bonds

A Film by Mahamat Saleh Haroun

2021 - Chad/France/Belgium/Germany - Drama - 1.85 - 87 min.

with Achouackh Abakar Souleymane , Rihane Khalil Alio & Youssouf Djaoro

OSCARS 2022: Official Submission

Languages: French , Arabic
Produced by Diana Elbaum , Florence Stern & Melanie Andernach

On the outskirts of N'Djamena in Chad, Amina lives alone with her only 15-year-old daughter Maria. Her already fragile world collapses the day she discovers that her daughter is pregnant. The teenager does not want this pregnancy. In a country where abortion is not only condemned by religion, but also by law, Amina finds herself facing a battle that seems lost in advance...

Cannes 2021
Official Competition
TIFF 2021
Special Presentations
London BFI
International Competition
Sydney IFF
Gala Presentation
Oscars 2022
Official submission

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