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An African immigrant is looking for work in France and finds, as well as poverty, the harshness of French society, the racism of his colleagues, the indifference of African dignitaries living in Paris and all the problems of neocolonialism. This French-Mauritanian co-production is a powerful call to arms and won the Golden Leopard at the 1970 Festival del film Locarno. The film was later banned in several countries.
  • Fiction
  • Mauritania
  • 1970 | 98 min. | Black and white
  • Language : French | Arabic
  • Subtitles : English
Cast & Crew
Screenplay
Med Hondo
Cinematography
François Catonné
Jean-Claude Rahaga
Editing
Michèle Masnier
Clément Menuet
Music
George Anderson
Sound
Jean-Paul Loublier
Alain Contreault
Yves Allard
Cast
Robert Liensol
Théo Légitimus
Gabriel Glissant
Mabousso Lô
Bernard Fresson
Production Company
, Grey Films
, Shango Films
Print Contact
Cineteca di Bologna, Archivio Film
Carmen Accaputo
Carmen.Accaputo@cineteca.bologna.it
Med Hondo, M.H. Films
Mauritania, 1936
Filmobiography
1964
Actor: Les Verts Pâturages (first of many roles on TV, followed by Belphegor or Commissaire Moulin. Also dubbed Eddie Murphy or Morgan Freeman in French)
1965
Ballade aux sources (first of 11 films as director)
1977
Nous aurons toute la mort pour dormir (documentary, awarded at Berlinale)
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Conception: Asphalte Design - Développement: Bluesystem

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