Ady, a 13 years old boy, no longer listens to his father who raises him alone. The latter, running out of resources, decides to entrust Ady to his uncle Amadou for the summer. Uncle Amadou and his family live on the other side of the Mediterranean sea... in Burkina Faso! There, at 13 years, one must become a man but Ady, persuaded to go on holidays, understands things differently
DIRECTOR: Berni Goldblat
SCREENPLAY: David Bouchet
PRODUCER: Nicolas Anthomé - Bathysphere
DIRECTORE OF PHOTOGRAPHY: Martin Rit
EDITOR: Laurent Sénéchal
CAST: Makan Nathan Diarra, Ibrahim Koma, Hamadoun Kassogué , Joséphine Kaboré, Mounira Kankolé
Berni Goldblat is a swiss-burkinabe film director. He has been directing, producing and distributing films since 1999, mainly documentaries in and on West Africa. He has co-founded Cinomade, an association aimed at creating and disseminating audiovisual awareness-raising tools, as well as Les films du Djabadjah, an independent film production company located in Burkina Faso.
His feature documentary The Hillside Crowd has been selected in more than 50 international film festivals. Since 2007, he is a member of the Academy of Jurors at the African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA). Since 2011 he also trains documentary film script-writers, and organizes and leads international documentary writing workshops in Bobo-Dioulasso for young African authors.
Since 2012, Berni is the President of ASCBF (Association de Soutien du Cinema au Burkina Faso), which is saving Bobo-Dioulasso’s Ciné Guimbi (www.cineguimbi.org). Wallay is his first feature fiction cinema film