THE GRAVEDIGGER’S WIFE, de Khadar Ayderus Ahmed

The gravedigger’s wife de Khadar Ayderus Ahmed

 

Finlande, Allemagne, France – 2021 – 82min

Finland, Germany, France – 2021 – 82′

 

LA SEMAINE DE LA CRITIQUE – FESTIVAL DE CANNES 2021

CRITICS’ WEEK – CANNES FESTIVAL 2021

 

Première mondiale / Compétition Long métrage

World Premiere / Feature Film Competition

 

Presse française et internationale

French and international press

 

Synopsis

Guled and Nasra are a loving couple, living in the outskirts of Djibouti city with their teenage son Mahad. However
they are facing difficult times: Nasra urgently needs an expensive operation to treat chronic kidney disease. Guled is
already working hard as a gravedigger to make ends meet: how will they find the money to save Nasra and can they
keep the family together?