Timbuktu (2015)

Timbuktu was released on DVD on June 23, 2015
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Storyline:

Not far from the ancient Malian city of Timbuktu, now ruled by the religious fundamentalists, proud cattle herder Kidane (Ibrahim Ahmed aka Pino) lives peacefully in the dunes with his wife Satima (Toulou Kiki), his daughter Toya (Layla Walet Mohamed), and Issan (Mehdi Ag Mohamed), their twelve-year-old shepherd. In town, the people suffer, powerless, from the regime of terror imposed by the Jihadists determined to control their faith. Music, laughter, cigarettes, even soccer have been banned. The women have become shadows but resist with dignity. Every day, the new improvised courts issue tragic and absurd sentences. Kidane and his family are being spared the chaos that prevails in Timbuktu. But their destiny changes abruptly in this stunningly rendered film from a master of world cinema.

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On DVD:

US DVD Release Date June 23, 2015
UK DVD Release Date UK - Not announced
Australia DVD Release Date AU - Not announced

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Complete Movie Details

Run time 97 min
DVD Release Date June 23, 2015
Actors Ibrahim Ahmed, Abel Jafri, Toulou Kiki, Fatoumata Diawara, Layla Walet Mohamed, Mehdi A.G. Mohamed, Hichem Yacoubi
Director Abderrahmane Sissako
Writer(s)
Studio Cohen Media Group
MPAA PG-13 (Rated PG-13 for some violence and thematic elements)
Gross $1,067,000
Genre(s) Drama
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