Tsutsué

Amartei Armar | Ghana, France | 2022 | 15'
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Sat 25 March H 15:00
from Mon 20 March - 9:00
to Mon 27 March - 23:59
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Original title
Tsutsué
Synopsis
Set in a small Ghanaian town at the edge of a large land-fill site that spills into the ocean, the sons of a fisherman, Sowah and Okai, struggle to cope with the loss of their eldest brother who drowned during a fishing expedition. Haunted by his demise, Okai believes their brother is still out there...
Cast
Kirtson-Acquah Elisha, Idrissu Tontie Jr., Victor Incoom and Gabriel Narh Addo
Films Distribution
La Luna Diffusion
Production
La Luna Productions, AKA Entertainment
Editing
Amartei Armar
Cinematography
Fiifi Mensah, Joy Williams
Editing
Nobuo Coste, Nicolas Milteau
Language
Ga
Subtitles
English, French, Italian
Premiere
Italian premiere
Main awards
Special Jury Prize (Rio de Janeiro International Short Film Festival 2022), Special Mention from the Jury (MoliseCinema 2022), Special Mention from the Young Jury (Festival des Cinémas d'Afrique du pays d'Apt 2022), Best Acting Ensemble (Cannes Indie Short Awards 2022), Special Mention (Festival International Signes de nuit 2022)
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Biography
The product of a Ghanaian father and an American mother, Amartei Armar is a writer/director. He is currently based in Accra, Ghana. After studying cinema in Canada, he directed several short films. Tsutsué, a Franco-Ghanaian co-production, is selected for the Cannes Film Festival in the official competition in 2022. He is currently developing his first feature film, Vagabonds , following on from the eponymous short film he wrote and directed in 2018.
Filmography
2022 – Tsutsué, sf
2021 – I Like it Here, sf
2018 – Vagabonds, sf
2014 – Arc, sf

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