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War Witch
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Film Information
Year: 2013
Length: 90 minutes
Language: French, Lingala
Country: Canada
Cast & Credits
Co-Producer: Kim Nguyen
Producer: Pierre Even, Marie-Claude Poulin
Editor: Richard Comeau
Production Designer: Emmanuel Frechette
Director of Photography: Nicolas Bolduc
Primary Cast: Rachel Mwanza, Alain Bastien, Serge Kanyianda, Ralph Prosper, Mizinga Mwinga
Screenwriter: Kim Nguyen
Director: Kim Nguyen
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"[A] mesmerizing, cinematic hallucination."The New York Times

"Feels startlingly real and inherently relevant, a shining, sterling example of cinema at its most powerful and urgent."New Orleans Times-Picayune

"A moving and emotional powerhouse...War Witch packs a punch."Movieline

"Stunning. [Rachel Mwanza's] wrenching lead performance...is one of the finest of the year."The Playlist

"A genre benchmark and a breakout work for writer-director Kim Nguyen...met with nearly universal critical acclaim at its Berlin premiere."The Hollywood Reporter

"Canadian-based writer-helmer Kim Nguyen...display[s] a maturity, panache and emotional marksmanship that will elevate his reputation several notches. The film continues to haunt long after the end credits roll."Variety

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