Saloum

Jean Luc HERBULOT Senegal 82 Min NC16 (Some Coarse Language) Southeast Asian Premiere

A high-octane, genre-shifting tale of revenge that plumbs the depths of folkloric nightmares and postcolonial anxieties of West Africa.

Escaping from the chaos of a coup, a renowned trio of mercenaries known as Bangui’s Hyenas are forced into hiding in a vacation commune, where a night’s stay is traded for chores. Tensions simmer with the growing suspicions of a hard-of-hearing visitor and the arrival of a cop. As the innocent ideals of the resort’s modus operandi get dismantled by cat-and-mouse games, holiday seekers and Hyenas alike are exposed to traumas long-buried and the fury of ancestral forces seething in the land.

Timing & Venue

Price

27 November 2021,
Saturday, 10.30pm
Carnival

$15.00

Closed

All guests must present proof of vaccination (either via TraceTogether or HealthHub app) before entering the halls.

English Title

Saloum

Country

Senegal

Year

2021

Runtime

82 Min

Rating

NC16 (Some Coarse Language)

Language(s)

French, Wolof

Subtitles

English

Q&A with filmmaker(s)

Credits

Jean Luc HERBULOT

Jean Luc HERBULOT is a Congolese-born director and screenwriter with a background in multimedia and music video production. His first feature Dealer (2014) premiered at Fantasia International Film Festival in Montreal. Saloum premiered in Toronto Film Festival’s Midnight Madness section, and was screened at Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas.

Cast & Crew

Cast

Yann GAEL
Evelyne Ily JUHEN
Roger SALLAH

Screenwriter

Jean Luc HERBULOT

Producer

Paméla DIOP

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