Tabataba

TitleTabataba
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1989
AuthorsRajaonarivelo, Raymond
Running Time76 min
Date Released02/1989
DistributorForum Distribution
CountryFrance
Publication Languagefrench, malagasy
Abstract

A young boy witnesses the devastation wrought by the Malagasy independence movement in 1947. Solo see his village destroyed by the French army and his family fractured by the conflict. The film is notable for portraying the effects of African independence movements on children, women, and the elderly. 

Cast

Philippe Nahoun

François Botozandry

Lucien Dadakisy

Soatody

Soavelo

Rasoa

Jacky Guégan

Tsimba Tsilavo

Philibert Wang

Credits

Produced by Jacques Le Glou and Gilles Lejamble

Directed by Raymond Rajaonarivelo

Written by Robert Archer, Raymond Rajaonarivelo, and Jérôme Tonnerre

Cinematography by Gilles Arnaud, Véronique Patte, and Bruno Privat

Edited by Aïlo Auguste-Judith, Nathalie Hubert, Suzanne Koch, Emmanuelle Simon, and Nadine Tarbouriech      

Music by Eddy Louiss

Genre

Drama, War

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