With Sabourou Bamogo, Harouna Ouedrago

Burkina Faso in 1987 is a country in the throes of revolution. Manu, an eight-year-old who loves comics, tags along with Albert, his big brother. When Albert decides to undergo a magic ritual to become invincible, Manu realizes there are real powers to rival those of his comic-book superheroes.

Production : Bizibi
Executive producer :

With the participation of
the Centre National de la Cinématographie et de l'image animée - aide au programme d'entreprise
And of
Arte France
With the participation of
the CNC - Nouvelles technologies en production
And of
Focus Pictures Africa Fist Short Film Program

Awards and nominations

Namur International French Film Festival : Bayard d’Or of the best short film
Seattle International Film 2014 : Prix du meilleur court métrage de fiction
Festival International d’Afrique et des Iles : Prix de la jeunesse

BFI London Film Festival 2013
African International Film Festival 2013
Dubai International Film Festival 2013 : Jury Prize


Scriptwriter and director : Cédric IDO
Director of photography : Valentin VIGNET
Editor : Samuel DANESI
First assistant director : Issa TRAORE DE BRAHIMA
Script : Alphonse Kodini SANOU
Sound engineer : Lassina SIRIBIE
Music composer : Nicolas TESCARI, David CHALMIN
Head of wardrobe : Martine SOME
Production designer : Papa Mahamoudou KOUYATE
Location manager : Alex OGOU