|Directed by||Jean-Pierre Dikongué Pipa|
|Produced by||Cameroun Spectacles|
|Written by||Jean-Pierre Dikongué Pipa|
|Language||French and Pidgin|
Badiaga follows the rules of a classical tragedy: a three-year-old girl abandoned in a food market is sheltered and raised by a deaf and dumb vagrant. They develop a very strong bond. Badiaga dreams of becoming a famous singer and listens in total fascination to the artists who sing in the different cafes where she wanders. One day she has the chance of singing on the radio a song which becomes a national hit. From that moment onwards she holds a nonstop succession of concerts. In love with her career, she refuses any romantic relations and searches desperately for her origins. This story was inspired by the life of Beti Beti (Béatrice Kempeni), a legendary Cameroon singer.
Mbaku, John Mukum, Culture and customs of Cameroon, Greenwood Press, 2005
- "Beti Beti". Musiki-cm.com. Retrieved 2012-07-16.
- Badiaga - IMDb page about Badiaga
- Article (in French) on All Africa
- Badiaga in Encyclocine
- Badiaga in Africultures
- Jean Pierre Dikongue-Pipa
- History of Cinema in Cameroon
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