Three Scoundrels (The)

Directed by Boubakar Diallo

Written by Boubakar Diallo

Produced by Philippe Braunstein, Boubakar Diallo, Axel Guyot, Luis Marquès

Fiction / Comédie / 90 min.


Complying with their sweethearts' whims, their "Tchiza", three friends go on an extramarital trip out of Ouagadougou, a fake mission to Abidjian being the perfect alibi. But it all goes downhill when they learn that the plane they should have been in has crashed down! How can they come back home when they're supposed to be dead? Their wives' vengeance will burn the ground they walk on.



Couleurs 1.85


Idriss : Issaka Sawadogo

Amélie : Khady Toure

Momo : Mahoula Kane

Malika : Maïmouna N'Diaye

Nafi : Zena Alisar Khalil

Mimi : Eve Guehi

Célia : Irène Minoungou

Willy : Dieudonné Yoda

Anta : Mariam Aida Niatta


Image : Aziz Diallo

Editing : Komlanvi Mawuko

Production design : Issouf Souabo

Sound : Constant Habib Soubeiga

Music : Achille Ouattara

Costumes : Aboubacar Cissé

Assistant director : Hervé Eric Lengani

Production manager : Azaratou Bance-Ouedraogo


Montréal - Vues d'Afrique, Canada (2022)

Ouagadougou - FESPACO, Burkina Faso (2021)

, Nigéria (2022)

Mashariki Afrikan Film Festival, Rwanda (2022)

Toulouse - festival Africlap, France (2022)

Port-Au-Prince, Haiti (2022)

L'Afrique Fait Son Cinéma, France (2022)


Alma - Les Films du Dromadaire - CANAL + International - Canal Olympia - TV5MONDE - CLAP/ACP FONSIC - OIF - FDCT

Latest news on this film

The Three Scoundrels selected at L'Afrique Fait Son Cinéma

After a phenomenal success in Africa, THE THREE SCOUNDRELS comes to France and will be screened on October 8 at the Lincoln cinema in Paris as part of the L'Afrique fait Son Cinéma festival. 


Another success for THE THREE SCOUNDRELS but this time it’s historic!

With 57 000 tickets sold in french-speaking Africa (spread over 12 countries), Boubakar Diallo’s film is the biggest hit in theatres since the end of the last century


One more Award for The Three Scoundrels

After great box office numbers, THE THREE SCOUNDRELS won the Elite Award Distinction for best Ivorian Film of the year ! Congrats to the entire film cast and crew.


The Three Scoundrels received a sensational welcome at the Fespaco Film Festival

Boubakar Diallo’s film, the only actual Burkinabe production in the contest, has conquered both the audience and the jury and won the CEDEAO Special Award for best West African Film about Integration. Congratulations to the entire film cast and crew !


The Three Scoundrels at the Fespaco

Great news for THE THREE SCOUNDRELS ! Boubakar Diallo's new film, has been selected at the Fespaco Film Festival, wich will take place on October 16th to 23rd in Ouagadougou. The movie will be released on November 5th throughout West Africa.


One more step for THE THREE SCOUNDRELS

Post-production is now complete for Boubakar Diallo’s THREE SCOUNDRELS. The Film is to be released next October, with the possible hope of a Fespaco premiere.


Shooting started for THE THREE SCOUNDRELS

The Shooting of THE THREE SCOUNDRELS, directed by Boubakar Diallo, just started in Burkina Faso. The feature is coproduced by Avalon (France), Les Films du Dromadaire (Burkina Faso) & Alma Production (Ivory Coast).