Moi, un Noir

by Jean Rouch 1h20min France 1958
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Moi, un Noir
by Jean Rouch

The film depicts an ordinary week in the lives of Nigerians who have migrated to Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire for work. “Edward G. Robinson” narrates, commenting on his experiences and describing the bitter reality of life in a poor suburb populated by migrants, and his work as a day laborer in the ports.

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[ MP4 SD - Stéréo 2.0 ]


  • Petit Touré : Eddie Constantine
  • Gambi : Dorothy Lamour
  • Oumarou Ganda : Robinson
  • Alassane Maiga : Tarzan
  • Amadou Demba : Elite
  • And with: Karidyo Faoudou, Seydou Guede


  • Director Jean Rouch
  • Scenario Jean Rouch
  • Photo director Roger Fleytoux, Jean Rouch
  • Sound André Lubin, Radio Abidjan
  • Editing Catherine Dourgnon, Marie-Josèphe Yoyotte
  • Original music Yapi Joseph Degré
  • Producer Pierre Braunberger
  • Production Compagny CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Les Films de la Pléiade
  • Distributor Les Films de la Pléiade

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio1,33:1
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Original sound mixMono
  • Production1958
  • Release date for France11/10/1959
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorColors
  • LanguageFrench
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