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Questions to the Native Land

Questions to the Native Land

A Short film by Samba Félix Ndiaye

Produced by La Huit Production

Production year : 2007

    Synopsis

    Forced to leave Dakar at the end of the 1960s, the film director Samba Félix Ndiaye returns to Senegal after almost forty years of Parisian exile. Once the illusion of the spectacle offered, upon his arrival, by the plane flying over the peninsula, and the crossing of the Bay of Ngor, has passed, the rediscovery of his native village plunges Ndiaye into an unexpected reality, ultimately similar to the disastrous images of Africa presented in the media that he has always decried.

    Production and distribution (2)

    Executive Producer :

    La Huit Production

    Foreign production company :

    Médiatik Communication

    Photos (15)

    Full credits (9)

    Executive Producer :

    Gilles Le Mao

    Foreign Producer :

    Moctar Ndiouga Bâ

    Director of Photography :

    Raphaël Popelier

    Production Manager :

    Moctar Ndiouga Bâ

    Sound Editor :

    Nicolas Dambroise

    Screenwriter :

    Samba Félix Ndiaye

    Voice-over :

    Samba Félix Ndiaye

    Sound Recordist :

    Alioune Mbow

    Editor :

    Mariette Levy-Novion

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :

    Documentary

    Sub-genre :

    Auteur documentary, Research - Experimental

    Themes :

    Economics, Emigration, Politics, Society

    Production language :

    French, Wolof

    Coproducer countries :

    France, Senegal

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Majority French (France, Senegal)

    Production year :

    2007

    Runtime :

    52 min

    Production formats :

    DV-CAM

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    4/3

    Audio format :

    Stereo

    Rating restrictions :

    None

    Director

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