Hunting the Lion with Bow and Arrow

La Chasse au lion à l'arc
by Jean Rouch 1h28min France 1958
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Hunting the Lion with Bow and Arrow
by Jean Rouch

A group of West African hunters embark on a ritual hunt, tracking a pride of lions which has been attacking their cattle.

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  • Jean Rouch : Le narrateur
  • Tahirou Koro : Un chasseur
  • Wangari Moussa : Un chasseur


  • Director Jean Rouch
  • Scenario Jean Rouch
  • Photo director Jean Rouch
  • Sound Idrissa Maïga, Moussa Hamidou
  • Editing Josée Matarasso, Dov Hoenig
  • Producer Pierre Braunberger
  • Production Compagny Les Films de la Pléiade
  • Distributor Editions Montparnasse

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio1.66:1
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Original sound mixMono
  • Production1958
  • Release date for France08/19/1967
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorColors
  • LanguageFrench
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