2022 Edition

The Gravedigger's Wife

The Gravedigger's Wife

Section: Long Narrative

Country: Somalia

Production Year: 2021

Duration: 82 minutes

Director: Khadar Ayderus Ahmed

Screenplay: Khadar Ayderus Ahmed

Cast: Omar Abdi, Yasmin Warsame

Synopsis: 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 operation to treat chronic kidney disease. Guled is already working hard as a gravedigger to make ends meet: how will they find the money to save Nasra and can they keep the family together?