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Mammy Water

A Short film by Jean Rouch

Produced by Films de la Pléiade

Production year : 1953

    Synopsis

    Shows aspects of the life of the Fanti people: fishing techniques; a funeral; a ceremony honouring the divinity of water, which opens the fishing season.

    Production and distribution (2)

    Executive Producer :

    Films de la Pléiade

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Les Films du Jeudi

    Full credits (2)

    Executive Producer :

    Pierre Braunberger

    Director of Photography :

    Jean Rouch

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :

    Documentary

    Themes :

    Ethnography

    Production language :

    French

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French

    Production year :

    1953

    Runtime :

    19 min

    Visa number :

    19172

    Visa issue date :

    30/12/1966

    Production formats :

    16mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.37

    Audio format :

    Mono