Tabataba

TitleTabataba
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1988
AuthorsRajaonarivelo, Raymond
Running Time76 min
Date Released05/19/1988
DistributorForum Distribution
CountryFrance
Publication LanguageFrench, Malagasy
Abstract

A young boy witnesses the devastation wrought by the Malagasy Uprising, a nationalist rebellion against French colonial rule in Madagascar, lasting from March 1947 to February 1949. Solo sees 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. 

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