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  • Our Father (2002)
  • Not Rated
    84 min | Drama
Our Father (2002)
Not Rated
84 min | Drama

The lives of two brothers, who live in N'djamena, are upended when they awake one Saturday morning to find that their father has left the family. They are Amine, about eight years old, playful and asthmatic, and Tahir, 15, handsome, quiet,...See moreThe lives of two brothers, who live in N'djamena, are upended when they awake one Saturday morning to find that their father has left the family. They are Amine, about eight years old, playful and asthmatic, and Tahir, 15, handsome, quiet, his brother's protector. The boys go in search of their father, and find only trouble. Dad's leaving also debilitates their mother. The movies, a musical uncle, a village Koran school, a poster of a Moroccan beach, and a young deaf woman figure in the resolution. Is there any place for happiness, or is happiness only in storybooks? Written by See less
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Sarah Taouss-Matton (as Sarah Taouss Matton)
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Release date
Jan 12, 2003 (United States)

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20 cast members
Name Known for
Zara Haroun
Achta (Mother) Achta (Mother)   See fewer
Mounira Khalil
The Mute Girl The Mute Girl   See fewer
Diego Moustapha Ngarade
Uncle Adoum (as Diego Mustapha N'Garade) Uncle Adoum (as Diego Mustapha N'Garade)   See fewer
Koulsy Lamko
The Father The Father   See fewer
Garba Issa
The Headmaster The Headmaster   See fewer
Ramada Mahamat
The teacher's wife The teacher's wife   See fewer
Sossal Mahamat
Teacher's assistant Teacher's assistant   See fewer
Hadje Fatime N'Goua
The doctor The doctor   See fewer
Nouraldine Mahamat Alio
Police chief Police chief   See fewer
Christophe N'Garoyal
Factory manager Factory manager   See fewer
Haoua Tantine Abakar
Angry neighbour Angry neighbour   See fewer
Adoum Albert
Fighting boy Fighting boy   See fewer
Mahamat-Saleh Abakar
Boy with football Boy with football   See fewer
Akacha Ali Kaya
Pupil in front of school Pupil in front of school   See fewer
Maki Malloum
Hospital attendant Hospital attendant   See fewer
Charles Mahamat
Policeman Policeman   See fewer
Abba Sabre
Cinema attendant Cinema attendant   See fewer
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