2014 Edition's Long Narrative

The Battle of Tabato

The Battle of Tabato

  • Section :Long Narrative
  • Country :Guinea-Bissau | Portugal
  • Production Year :2013
  • Runtime: 78 Minutes

    Director: Jo?o Viana

    Screenwriter: Jo?o Viana

    Cinematographer: Mario Miranda

    Editor: José Edgar Feldman

    Music Composer: Pedro Carneiro

    Cast: Mamadu Baio, Fatu Djebaté & Imutar Djebaté  

    Print Source: manon.bayet@capricci.fr

    Synopsis: Praised by his daughter Fatu, Baio comes back to Guinea-Bissau thirty years after his exile. Fatu’s marrying Idrissa, the famous singer of the Supercamarimba band. The ceremony will be held in Tabatô, a village of musicians. As Baio returns to the old places he once knew, memories from the war of independence are surfacing. To end the war and its ghosts, Idrissa will give a last battle…

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