The Golden Ball / Le Ballon D’or

Director: Cheik Doukoure
Country: Guinea and France
Year: 1992
Running Time: 90 min
Language: Malinké and French

The Golden Ball is an engaging tale that follows Bandian, a boy of twelve years, who runs very fast and is a boy-wonder on the soccer field. His friends call him the turbo Makono, named after the village where he lives, and predict that he will eventually become a international soccer player.