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Fictiefilm / 2019 / duration: 1:44 / Senegal, Frankrijk, België / director: Mati Diop / Cast: Abdou Balde, Aminata Kane, Ibrahima Mbaye, e.a. / Spoken languages: English, French, Wolof / Subtitles: Dutch, French

In a popular suburb of Dakar, workers on the construction site of a futuristic tower, without pay for months, decide to leave the country by the ocean for a better future. Among them is Souleiman, the lover of Ada, promised to another.

Press:

"Diop did not simply submit to the realist mode expected from this kind of material, and yet neither did she go into a cliched magic-realist mode, nor make the romantic story the film’s obvious centre. Her film has a seductive mystery." ★★★★ - The Guardian






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Fictiefilm / 2019 / duration: 1:44 / / Senegal, Frankrijk, België director: Mati Diop / Cast: Abdou Balde, Aminata Kane, Ibrahima Mbaye, e.a. / Spoken languages: English, French, Wolof / Subtitles: Dutch, French

In a popular suburb of Dakar, workers on the construction site of a futuristic tower, without pay for months, decide to leave the country by the ocean for a better future. Among them is Souleiman, the lover of Ada, promised to another.