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Atalaku (2013)

Documentary | 62 minutes
2,25 2 votes

Genre: Documentary

Duration: 62 minuten

Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo / France

Directed by: Dieudo Hamadi

IMDb score: 6,1 (9)

Releasedate: 1 January 2013


This movie is not available on US streaming services.


Atalaku plot

The 2011 presidential election was the second free election since the Democratic Republic of Congo's independence in 1960. Offering a unique inside look, this documentary follows Gaylor, a pastor, who sells his services to the highest-paying candidate. He takes care of advertising in the street, mobilizes musicians for a campaign song. But Gaylor constantly comes face to face with a disaffected population. Filmmaker Diedonne Hamadi follows Gaylor closely in the run-up to election day. The atmosphere is charged. The anger of the population at their poverty determines the final polls, the elections end in chaos. Gaylor is left disillusioned and disappointed.

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