Timbuktu

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"A song for freedom"
  • PG-13
  • 2015
  • 1 hr 40 min
  • 7.1  (16,535)
  • 92

Kidane is a peaceful cattle herder living with his wife and two children in the mountains outside of Timbuktu. The town is now ruled by religious fundamentalists whose methods grow more and more severe as time goes on. The villagers are forbidden to laugh, listen to music, smoke or play soccer. The women are forced to live in the shadows. Kidane and his family have been spared from the insanity by remaining in the mountains. However, a tragic event interrupts their quiet existence and forces them to confront the town's Jihadist rulers.

Timbuktu
Timbuktu (US Trailer 1)
Timbuktu (US Trailer 1)

Trailer - 1 min 54 sec

Description
Kidane is a peaceful cattle herder living with his wife and two children in the mountains outside of Timbuktu. The town is now ruled by religious fundamentalists whose methods grow more and more severe as time goes on. The villagers are forbidden to laugh, listen to music, smoke or play soccer. The women are forced to live in the shadows. Kidane and his family have been spared from the insanity by remaining in the mountains. However, a tragic event interrupts their quiet existence and forces them to confront the town's Jihadist rulers.

Timbuktu is a 2015 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 40 minutes. It has received outstanding reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.1 and a MetaScore of 92.

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  • Release Date
    2015
  • MPAA Rating
    PG-13
  • Runtime
    1 hr 40 min
  • Language
    French
  • IMDB Rating
    7.1  (16,535)
  • Metascore
    92