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January 30, 2015

At the Movies: Tragedies of 'Timbuktu' told with rare beauty

AP Film Writer

The hot Malian sands of Abderrahmane Sissako's “Timbuktu” are a cool reservoir of placid beauty, where desert dunes are swept by quiet ripples of colorful, everyday village life and haphazard storms of violence.


Director: Abderrahmane Sissako

Cast: Abel Jafri, Adel Mahmoud Cherif, Ibrahim Ahmed, Toulou Kiki

Rating: PG-13

Running time: 97 minutes

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