2021 – 66th Edition
Meeting Point - Feature films

La Femme du fossoyeur

The Gravedigger’s Wife

/ La mujer del enterrador

Khadar Ayderus Ahmed
Finlandia / Alemania / Francia
 - 2021
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Guled and Nasra are a loving couple, living in the outskirts of Djibouti city with their teenage son, Mahad. However, they are facing difficult times: Nasra urgently needs an expensive surgery to treat a chronic kidney disease. Guled is already working hard as a gravedigger to make ends meet: how can they find the money to save Nasra and keep the family together?

Khadar Ayderus Ahmed

Finnish writer-director Khadar Ayderus Ahmed, born in Mogadishu 40 years ago, has directed several successful short films, such as ‘We don’t Celebrate Christmas’ in 2014 and ‘The Night Thief’ in 2017. In addition, he has already made a notable career as a scriptwriter. ‘The Gravedigger’s Wife’ is Ahmed’s first feature and it was developed at the Cinéfondation Residence in 2015.

TECHNICAL DATA

DIRECTOR
Khadar Ayderus Ahmed
SCREENPLAY
Khadar Ayderus Ahmed
CINEMATOGRAPHY
Arttu Peltomaa
EDITOR
Sebastian Thümler
SOUND
Karri Niinivaara
MÚSIC
André Matthias
PRODUCED BY
Misha Jaari, Mark Lwoff, Risto Nikkilä
PRODUCTION COMPANY
Bufo, Twenty Twenty Vision, Pyramide Productions
CAST
Kadar Abdoul-Aziz Ibrahim, Yasmin Warsame, Omar Abdi, Samaleh Ali Obsieh, Hamdi Ahmed Omar, Awa Ali Nour, Amina Ayanleh Omar, Mouhoubo Osman Eleyeh
RUNNING TIME
82 min.
FORMAT
Color
TIPE
Largometraje
COUNTRY
Finlandia / Alemania / Francia
YEAR OF PRODUCTION
2021
CONTACT
Orange Studio
+33 6 7867 8440

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