by Ousmane Sembène 1h55min Senegal 1991
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Film details

by Ousmane Sembène

Burial of a Christian political activist in a Muslim cemetary forces a conflict imbued with religious fervor. A satiric portrayal of religion and politics, sometimes humorous, sometimes deadly serious.

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  • Omar Seck : L'adjudant-chef major Gora
  • Ndiawar Diop : Barthélémy
  • Mame Ndoumbé Diop : Nogoy Marie Thioune
  • And with: Isseu Niang, Myriam Niang, Moustapha Diop


  • Director Ousmane Sembène
  • Scenario Ousmane Sembène
  • Photo director Dominique Gentil
  • Sound Ndiouga Moctar Bâ
  • Editing Marie-Aimée Debril
  • Original music Baaba Mall
  • Production Compagny Canal +, Channel Four Films, Filmi Doomireew, Galatée Films, WDR - Westdeutscher Rundfunk
  • Distributor Galatée Films
  • Production Compagny France 3 Cinéma

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio1.66:1
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Original sound mixMono
  • Production1991
  • Release date for France08/09/1993
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorColors
  • LanguageFrench
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