To Europeans the veiled men looking down proudly from the backs of their camels have always embodied the noble knights of the desert. Up to now we have heard little about the mothers, the wives and sisters of the Tuareg nomads in the forgotten edges of the Sahara. The film documents in a fascinating way the independence and vitality
of those sisters of the dunes in their quarrels with their proudly veiled husbands. "The gazelle stays in her country - during drought and during fullness."