PG certificateBamako is a Film programme that first aired in 2006 and has been classified a PG certificate.

Bamako is a 3 star programme

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Bamako (2006)

Directed by
Abderrahmane Sissako

Abderrahmane Sissako's political drama is seen through the eyes and experiences of Malian bar singer Melé and her unemployed husband Chaka whose rocky marriage is an analogy for the suffering caused to Africa by the First World. A court is set up in the courtyard of their home to try the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund for their roles in impoverishing the continent.

Written by

Genre: Film

Running Time: 142 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 2006

3/5 Stars

Classification: PG Certificate

Production Country: Mali/USA/France

Filmed in Colour


Aïssa Maïga...Melé
Tiécoura Traoré...Chaka
Maimouna Hélène Diarra...Saramba
Balla Habib Dembélé...Falaï
Djénéba Koné...La soeur de Chaka
Hamadoun Kassogué...Le journaliste
William Bourdon...Avocat partie civile
Mamadou Kanouté...Avocat de la défense
Gabriel Magma Konate...Le procureur
Aminata Traoré...Témoin 2
Image for Danny GloverDanny Glover...Cow-boy
Elia Suleiman...Cow-boy
Abderrahmane Sissako...Cow-boy
Jean-Henri Roger...Cow-boy
Zeka Laplaine...Cow-boy