The Burkinabè film "The three lascars" thrills the audience of Fespaco

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Les Trois Lascars, a film by Burkinabé director Boubacar Diallo.

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As part of Fespaco, the film

Les Trois Lascars

was screened on Wednesday 21 October.

This feature film is selected in official competition.

And this screening was a bubble of pleasure for the audience.


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From our special correspondent in Ouagadougou


Guillaume Thibaut


Neerwaya cinema

is full, 1,100 spectators attend the screening, euphoric.

Boubacar Diallo

, the director sums up the subject of his film, which is intended to be a portrait of society and in particular the phenomenon of infidelity in couples: “ 

Imagine three lads - three friends - and who have the eccentric idea of ​​finding an alibi to spend a few dreamy days somewhere, hidden with their mistresses… they are supposed to have boarded the plane for a mission in Abidjan. Except that they did not board and except that the plane crashed and they do not know it. While they are doing the show, the families are in mourning. How are they going to come back to life?


The audience is enthusiastic.


I really loved it!

How to behave with our men, when they cheat on us?

There is ... How shall I put it?

The lesson I learn, anyway, is to always forgive, no matter what.

I loved.

I really liked…

”, enthuses Adélie.

Just like Yaznnick, student: “ 

It was downright wow!

I loved !

I think this is the very first Burkinabè film that I loved.

It was funny… Yes, I liked it.

I really



The jury for the 27th edition is chaired this year by Mauritanian director and producer

Abderrahmane Sissako

, César for best film 2015 for Timbuktu.

The announcement of the winners will be on October 23.


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