The Toad Who Visits His In-Laws / Le Crapaud Chez Ses Beaux-Parents

 

Director: Jean-Michel Kibushi Ndjate Wooto
Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)
Year: 1990
Running Time: 8 min.
Language: French

toad in laws

Rooted in the oral tale recounted by the Tetela in Sankuru, Democratic Republic of Congo, this story explains how it came to be that the Fox ate the Chicken, the Chicken ate the Termite, the Termite ate the Stick and the Stick ate the Toad, when the Toad arrives at his in-laws’ home and is served a meal with a single spoon, sparking off a terrible row!