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Our Lady of the Nile

Our Lady of the Nile

Alternate Titles: Notre-Dame du Nil

Drama | French | 93 minutes

Company

Indie Sales


Cast & Crew

Director

Atiq Rahimi

Writers

Atiq Rahimi, Ramata Sy

Cast

Amanda Mugabekazi, Albina Kirenga, Pascal Greggory


Synopsis

Adapted from the novel "Our Lady of the Nile" by Scholastique Mukasonga, Prix Renaudot 2012

Rwanda, 1973.

Our Lady of the Nileis a prestigious Catholic boarding school perched high on a hill, where teenage girls are groomed to be the Rwandan elite. Graduation on the horizon, they share the same dormitory, the same dreams and concerns.

But throughout the country as well as within the school, deep-seated antagonisms rumble. Changing these young girls’ lives – and the entire nation – forever.

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Completion Year

2019


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