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      Sounds of Sand

      2006 1h 36m Drama List
      Reviews 72% Audience Score 250+ Ratings Members (Issaka Sawadogo, Asma Nouman Aden) of a sub-Saharan family leave their village to search for water. Read More Read Less

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      Joanne Laurier World Socialist Web Site Sounds of Sand speaks to the long-standing colonial plunder and devastation of a continent that has spawned a vicious layer of native thugs and criminals... Sep 2, 2020 Full Review Dorothy Woodend The Tyee (British Columbia) This is not an easy film to watch, so be forewarned. The personal costs paid by one family bring home the abstract idea of climate refugees. Aug 23, 2017 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Audience Member Potentially meaningful story. Below average directing, plus not enough materials for a feature's length however. Would be much impressive if were only 30-45 minutes (maximum) short instead. Rated 2 out of 5 stars 02/04/23 Full Review Audience Member krachtig verhaal naar het boek 'Chamelle', sterke beelden, universele setting, maar iets te eenvoudig gebracht, karakters worden minimaal uitgediept en sterven bij de vleet, zonder dat de kijker geëmotioneerd wordt ... zat meer in Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars 02/24/23 Full Review Audience Member periple d une famille africaine en quete d'un nouveau chez-soi avec eau a disponibilite. Tres beaux paysages mais je ne peux pas comprendre la plupart des reactions des protagonistes face a certaines situations (enfant qui meurt, donner sa fille volontiers etc). Je n'ai pas de vision assez africaine pour cela...! Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars 02/10/23 Full Review Audience Member Very sad and moving. Wonderful music. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 02/01/23 Full Review Audience Member ... allez viens boire un p'tit coup àla maison ! Hum... Non, c'est beau (youpie !!!), mais cela touche au pathos, bien qu'on y glisse en douceur. Rated 2 out of 5 stars 02/08/23 Full Review Audience Member a life and death struggle of an african family...emotionally uninvolving. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 01/26/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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      Synopsis Members (Issaka Sawadogo, Asma Nouman Aden) of a sub-Saharan family leave their village to search for water.
      Director
      Marion Hänsel
      Producer
      Marion Hänsel
      Screenwriter
      Marion Hänsel
      Genre
      Drama
      Original Language
      French (France)
      Runtime
      1h 36m
      Sound Mix
      Dolby SRD