On the one hand, there's the desert eating away at the land. The endless dry season, the lack of water. On the other there's the threat of war. The village well has run dry. The livestock is dying. Trusting their instinct, most of the villagers leave and head south. Rahne, the only literate one, decides to head east with his three children and Mouna, his wife. A few sheep, some goats and Chamelle, a dromedary, are their only riches. A tale of exodus, quest, hope and fatality. Rahne and his family travel across hostile lands under a lethal sun, walking endlessly onwards and frequently crossing paths with death. But "Sounds of sand" is also a parable about determination and eternity that takes us in the footsteps of Shasha, a nomad child full of the joys of life, whose tenacity and strength will conquer her father's love.
Isaka Sawadogo, Asma Nouman Aden, Carole Karemera, Saïd Abdallah Mohamed, Ahmed Ibrahim Mohamed, Moussa Assan, Emile Abossolo M'bo, Saïd Omar Aden, Assia Aden Mohamed, Amina Aden Mohamed, Marco Prince, Osman Elabeh Egueh, Roger Gleyse, Kadir Ismael Elmi, Omar Mohamoud Hassan