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Zaho Zay

Documentary Film
Austria,
France,
Madagascar
2020
79 minutes

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Maéva Ranaïvojaona
Georg Tiller
Georg Tiller
Maéva Ranaïvojaona
Thomas Lambert
Thomas Lambert
Thomas Lambert
Georg Tiller
Maéva Ranaïvojaona
Georg Tiller
Barbara Bossuet
André Fèvre
Térence Meunier
Herimandresy Randriambololona
André Fèvre
A young woman works as a guard in a hopelessly overcrowded prison in Madagascar. She passes the time daydreaming about her father, a murderer who abandoned her as a child after killing his own brother.
In her imagination, her father becomes a mythical killer, wandering the countryside and rolling enchanted dice to decide the fate of his victims.
Secretly, she yearns for the day he might turn up amongst the prisoners. When a new inmate arrives claiming to know her father, the young woman’s fantasies begin to turn to nightmares.