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Dowry of Life
Mary loves John, but she was forced to marry a wealthy man instead. A meeting with her lover has fatal consequences.
»I decided to make DOWRY OF LIFE, because such stories are happening here in my country. Women in some cultures in South Sudan are regarded as a source of income because of the bride price. Now is the time to discourage these negative traditional practices.«
Color, 9 Min
Republic of South Sudan, 2013
English with English or German subtitles
Crew / Cast
Director: Simon Bingo
Camera: Gordon Morris
Editor: Simon Bingo, Christian R. Timmann
Assistant to the Director: Alex Taban
Sound: Jana König
Executive Producers: Alexander Pfeuffer, Frank Domhan
With: Simon Bingo, Doker Stephen, Mary Yangi Philip, James Kelyona, Kindu Sarah, Musa John