The story of Ezra, a child soldier

The story of Ezra, a child soldier

Newton I. ADUAKA - Nigeria


Ezra, a former Sierra Leonean soldier, is trying to find his way back to a normal life after the violent civil war that devastated his country. His daily life is divided between a psychological rehabilitation center and a national reconciliation court. During his trial, his sister is accusing him of the murder of their parents. But Ezra does not remember a thing.

Film details

Gender : Fiction
Duration : 103 min
Year of production : 2007
Country : Nigeria
Casting : Mamoudou Turay Kamara - Mariam N’Diyae – Mamusu Kallon - Richard Gant - Mercy Ojelade - Cleophas Kabasita
Screenwriter : Newton I. Aduaka / Alain-Michel Blanc
Cinematography : Carlos Arango de Montis
Editor : Sébastien Touta
Director : Newton I. ADUAKA
Production company : Cinéfacto - Granite Filmworks Arte France Cinema - CNC

Newton I. ADUAKA

Nigerian director. Jury member at Takmil at CFF 2014. With his feature film Ezra, Newton won the Yennenga Golden Standard at FESPACO. After making its premiere in competition at Sundance and its screening at the Semaine de la Critique in Cannes.