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Family Issues / 1h24m / Feature / Fiction
Stunning, both visually and emotionally, Abouna is a story about family. Two young brothers look for their missing father only to find him where they least expect to. Their hunt takes them on a journey of love, loyalty and loss. Taking place in director Mahamat-Saleh Haroun's native country Chad, the landscape and the characters in Abouna form a breathtaking combination of picturesque aesthetics and unmitigated sincerity.
Directed by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun