Maman(s)

About

Life is disrupted for eight-year-old Aida when her father returns with a young Senegalese woman, Rama, whom he introduces as his second wife. Sensitive to her mother's distress, Aida decides to get rid of the new visitor.

Screens with

2016 Program

Year

2015

Country

France

Runtime

20 min

Genre

Narrative

Credits

Director

Maïmouna Doucouré

Producers

Sylvain De Zangroniz

Writer

Maïmouna Doucouré

Cinematography

Yann Maritaud

Editing

Sonia Franco

Production Design

Anne-Sophie Delseries

Costumes

Rose Mariani
Valérie Ranchoux

Makeup

Djenete Bouadjadj
Maëla Gervais

Artist Bio

As prize winner of the screenplay competition Hlm sur cour(t), Maïmouna Doucouré created her first self-produced short film, Hide-and-seek, in 2013. Maman(s) (Mother[s]) is her first film made in partnership with a production company. It is inspired by her personal experience, the subject of which is the upheaval of a child confronted with polygamy.