REVIEW FOR KIRIKOU AND THE SORCERESS - A FRENCH ANIMATION FILM
Directed by: Michel Ocelot
Script: Michel Ocelot
Kirikou speaks from inside his mother's womb, ordering her to give birth to him. His mother replies that he should give birth to himself then...
The tiny Kirikou is born into an African village upon which a sorceress called Karaba has cast a terrible spell: the spring has dried up, the villagers are being blackmailed, the men of the village have either been kidnapped or have disappeared. "She eats them..." - the superstitious villagers declare.
Karaba is a stunning and cruel woman, surorunded by fearless and servile fetishes. but no sooner has Kirikou delivered himself from his mother's womb than he wants to rid the village of Karaba's curse and understand the cause of her wickedness.
His adventure-filled voyage leads Kirikou to the Forbidden Mountain, where the Wise Man of the mountain, who knows of Karaba and her secrets, awaits him.
The film is being screened at IMAX on the 24th at 0930 hrs and on the 25th at 1130 hrs. Please contact 2770-0734, 2770-0736 for further details.