KIRIKOU & THE SORCERESS :: A Michel Ocelot movie


Kirikou is born into a trouble African village where a sorceress called Karaba has cast a terrible spell: the spring has dried up, the villagers are being blackmailed, and the men of the village have either been kidnapped or have mysteriously disappeared. To rid the village of the curse, Kirikou goes on a voyage to the Forbidden Mountain, where the Wise Man of the Mountain, who knows of Karaba and her secrets, awaits him.


:: Grand Prix, Annecy, 1999
:: Best International Film, British Animation Awards, 1999
:: Winner of 11 international awards


:: Directors: Michel Ocelot, Raymond Burlet
:: Writer: Michel Ocelot
:: Cast: Doudou Gueye Thiaw, Maimouna N'Diaye, & Awa Sene Sarr
:: Music: Youssou N'dour
:: Editor: Dominique Lefever