Original Title: O Grande Bazar
Mozambique, 2006
color 56'   Feature Film - African

Two boys with different experiences and goals meet up in a sprawling African market. One is looking for a job to get back what was stolen from him and return home; the other will do anything to avoid having to go back with his family. They become friends and together they reinvent the world.

Language: Portuguese and Shangana

Edmundo Mondlane, Chano Orlando, Chico António, Paito Tcheco, Manuel Adamo

Director: Licínio Azevedo

Production Company: EBANO Multimedia

XVI Balafon Film Festival - Best Feature Film; FIPA 2006 - Silver FIPA Award; Durban Festival - Best Short Film Award
Fribourg Film Festival (Switzerland); Children Film Festival London; Cinema Africa (Sweden); Rassegna di Cinema Africano (Italy); FESPACO; Tampere Film Festival (Finland); AfryKamera Festival (Poland); Journées Cinématographique de Carthage; Montreal Film Festival; Vancouver International Film Festival

Versions: Original Version and Subtitled in English, French and Portuguese

Availability: Please contact TRIGON FILM - Walter Ruggle [info@trigon-film.org] - www.trigon-film.org

Licínio Azevedo is at the same time a director and a writer. He participated in the experiences of Ruy Guerra and Jean-Luc Godard, at the INC (National Film Institute of Mozambique). He is now an independent filmmaker and co-founder of Ebano Multimedia, the most important production company in Mozambique. His multiple productions have won awards all over the world. His first long feature-film, "Margarida", is at the moment in post-production.

Main Filmography

The Devil’s Harvest, 1988.
Marracuene, 1990.
Farewell GDR, 1992.
The Tree of our Ancestors, 1994.
The Water War, 1996.
Tchuma Tchato, 1997.
Massassane, 1998.
The Last Prostitute, 1999.
Community Stories, 2000.
The Bridge, 2001.
Eclipse, 2002.
Disobedience, 2002.
Hands of Clay, 2003.
The demining camp, 2005.
The Great Bazaar, 2006.
Night Lodgers, 2007.
The Island of Spirits, 2010.
Margarida, in post-production.
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