Bamako. Melé is a bar singer, her husband Chaka is out of work and the couple is on the verge of breaking up... In the courtyard of the house they share with other families, a trial court has been set up. African civil society spokesmen have taken proceedings against the World Bank and the IMF whom they blame for Africa's woes... Amidst the pleas and the testimonies, life goes on in the courtyard. Chaka does not seem to be concerned by this novel Africa's desire to fight for its rights.
Maimouna Hélène Diarra....Saramba (as Hélène Diarra)
Balla Habib Dembélé....Falaï (as Habib Dembélé)
Djénéba Koné....La soeur de Chaka
Hamadoun Kassogué....Le journaliste
William Bourdon....Avocat partie civile
Mamadou Kanouté....Avocat de la défense (as Mamadou Konaté)
Gabriel Magma Konate....Le procureur (as Magma Gabriel Konaté)
Aminata Traoré....Témoin 2
Abderrahmane Sissako....Cow-boy (as Dramane Sissako)
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