Haudankaivaja

The Gravedigger

Domestic title:
Haudankaivaja
Category:
Feature films
Script:
Khadar Ahmed
Director:
Khadar Ahmed
Producer:
Mark Lwoff, Misha Jaari
Year:
0
Actors:

Omar Abdi, Yasmin Warsame, Kadar Abdoul-Aziz Ibrahim

FFF support:
420 000 €
Budget:
1 241 506 €
Description:
The Gravedigger is the story of a family that, in times of misfortune, have to push themselves to the limits in order to find enough strength to be able to re-unite. Middle-aged Guled, a struggling gravedigger living in the slums of Djibouti City, is working hard to make ends meet. His 13-year-old runaway son Mahad lives on the streets with other homeless children, and his beloved wife Nasra, who suffers from a chronic kidney disease, desperately needs a transplant. In order to save Nasra’s life, Guled and Mahad have two weeks to come up with the money. But how far are they willing to go?
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