FFF Recommends: Lingui

January 29, 2022

29 JANUARY 2022



Lingui: The Sacred Bonds

In cinemas: Friday 4 February




Lingui, the Sacred Bonds / Lingui (N/C 15)


Chadian director Mahamat-Saleh Haroun’s gorgeous, affecting drama centres on a single mother and her pregnant teen daughter as they seek an abortion in a country where it is technically legal but impossible to access. The filmmaker plumbs the depths of the bonds among women, gradually revealing how far they will go to protect themselves and one another.


Director Mahamat-Saleh Haroun
Cast Achouackh Abakar Souleymane, Rihane Khalil Alio, Youssouf Djaoro
Chad, France, Germany | 2021 | 87 mins
French with English subtitles


Awards & Festivals

Official Selection, French Film Festival UK (2021)


Watch a clip from the film

The clip has French subtitles but the film will be in French with English subtitles.






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