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Omen

  • Belgium, Netherlands, Democratic Republic of Congo| 2023| French, Swahili, Lingala, English | 90'| Colour
  • Original Title: Augure
  • Director: Baloji
  • Producer: Benoit Roland
  • Screenplay: Baloji
  • DoP: Joaquim Philippe
  • Editor: Bruno Tracq, Bertrand Conard
  • Cast: Marc Zinga, Lucie Debay, Eliane Umuhire, Yves-Marina Gnahoua, Marcel Otete Kabeya

Festivals:

Cannes, 2023 (Un Certain Regard)


Award: New Voice Prize, Cannes 2023


Synopsis: Following Koffi’s return to his birthplace after he has been ostracized by his family, Omen explore the weight of beliefs on one’s destiny through four characters accused of being witches and sorcerers, all of them intertwined and guiding each other into the phantasmagoria of Africa.


Directors Bio: Baloji is an award-winning musician, filmmaker, a polymath artist, he’s working as art director, costume designer for fashion and other visual art forms. As a musician, Baloji has released two critically acclaimed albums and two EPs/ the latest Avenue Kaniama on Bella Union Records (Father John Mistry, Fleet Foxes).


Sales Agent: Memento International


Fantasy | Social
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