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Les Fils de l'eau

A Feature film by Jean Rouch

Produced by Institut Français - Afrique Noire (IFAN), CNRS Images

Production year : 1956

    Synopsis

    Various aspects of life of Niger River natives including rain-making, burial, circumcision and a hippopotamus hunt. Compiled from footage from Rouch's films Yenendi, les faiseurs de pluie, Cimetières dans la falaise, Les gens du mil, Circoncision, Bataille sur le grand fleuve.

    Participant

    Production and distribution

    Full credits (4)

    Director of Photography :

    Jean Rouch

    Narrator :

    Pierre Braunberger

    Narration Writer :

    Jean Rouch

    Participant :

    Jean Rouch

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Documentary

    Themes :

    Ethnography

    Production language :

    French

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French

    Production year :

    1956

    French release :

    Runtime :

    54 min

    Current status :

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Color type :

    Black & White

    Aspect ratio :

    1.37

    Audio format :

    Mono