Scheduled for release in France on 13 Mars 2024 / Fiction feature film

Sana na N’hada

With Marcelino Antonio Ingira, Binete Undonque and Marta Dabo

Length 112 mn / Language Portuguese, Guinea-Bissau Creole

A co-production Lx Filmes (Portugal), Spectre Productions (France), Geba Films (Guinea-Bissau), Geração 80 (Angola) and The Dark (France)


Guinea-Bissau, 1969. A violent war between the Portuguese colonial army and the guerrillas of the African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde. Nome leaves his village and joins the maquis. After years, he will return as a hero, but joy will soon give way to bitterness and cynicism.





With the support of the ICA – Instituto do Cinema e do Audiovisual

With the support of the Aide aux cinémas du monde – Centre national du cinéma et de l’image animée – Institut français

With the support of the Région Bretagne

In association with Lx Filmes (Portugal), Spectre Productions (France), Geba Films (Guinea-Bissau) and Geração 80 (Angola)


Screenplay: Virgílio Almeida & Olivier Marboeuf
Original brainchild: Sana na N’Hada

First assistant director: Ângela Sequeira
Cinematography: João Ribeiro
Sound: Tristan Pontécaille
Music: Remna Schwarz
Film editing: Sarah Salem

Producters: Luis Correia & Olivier Marboeuf
Co-producters: Suleimane Biai, Jorge Cohen, Cédric Walter


Scheduled for release in France on 13 Mars 2024

Download links: Press kit (French) | Selection of stills | Trailer (French subtitles)

Distributed by THE DARK

Press officer: Stanislas Baudry

Programming: Jérémie Pottier-Grosman


In partnership with

This film is supported by the filmmakers of the Association du Cinéma Indépendant pour sa Diffusion /


Capture d’écran 2024-01-23 à 16.11.14-modified
Grand Prix de la Compétition Internationale et mention spéciale pour l’actrice Binete Undonque !
Capture d’écran 2024-01-23 à 16.00.42
Prix du meilleur film, du meilleur réalisateur et de la meilleure actrice pour Binete Undonque