Bengaluru International Film Festival - BIFFES

Synopsis

Middle-aged Guled, a struggling gravedigger living in the slums of Djibouti city, is working hard to make ends meet. His beloved wife Nasra, who suffers from a chronic kidney disease, desperately needs a transplant. Otherwise she will die. An appropriate donor is found, but it’s not the end of the struggle – in order to buy the kidney, Guled should be able to collect in only two weeks as much money as a gravedigger normally earns in a year…

Film Festivals

Toronto International Film Festival 2021- Winner Amplify Voices Award | African Movie Academy Awards 2021- Winner Best Film, Best Actor in a Leading Role

Palm Springs International Film Festival 2022- Nominee FIPRESCI Prize | Cannes Film Festival 2021- Nominee Critics' Week Grand Prize, Golden Camera