FR 19 NOV
von Françoise Ellong
Cameroon | 2019 | 88 min | OV with Engl. Subs
In this abuse drama, four people dressed in black get out of a cab in the opening scene. Although friends since childhood, they have not met for many years since their time together in a church orphanage. They are all hiding something from each other. On a soccer field in the middle of nowhere, they dare to play a game that brings demons they thought forgotten back to life …
Françoise Ellong was born in Douala, Cameroon in 1988. After studying information and communication technology in Paris, she completed a master’s degree in film and post-production at Greenwich University in London in 2006. Until 2012, she realized a total of nine short and experimental films as a screenwriter and director. Some received awards at international festivals, including the short film “Nek”(2010), which deals with the theme of guilt and atonement. While she had previously produced her short films in England and France, she shot her first feature film “W.A.K.A” entirely in Cameroon.