16° TORINO FILM FESTIVAL
Retrospective - The Birth of The Cinema In Africa

LA BAGUE DU ROI KODA

king Koda's ring
by Mustapha Alassane
Country: Niger
Year: 1964
Duration: 24'


The king of a Djerma village puts the wife of one of his subjects to the test. Her husband, a humble fisherman, is sent away with an excuse: the king gives him a ring to return in a year's time. The wife will be faithful and the husband will return the ring, winning the king's reward. The story is based on a popular Djerma legend.

Biography

film director

Mustapha Alassane

Cast

& Credits

Director and screenplay: Mustapha Alassane.
Director of photography: Mustapha Alassane.
Production company: Ifan e Ministère de la Coopération Français.
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