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Funérailles à Bongo : le vieil Anaï

A Feature film by Germaine Dieterlen, Jean Rouch

Produced by CNRS Images

Production year : 1972

    Synopsis

    Based on the death of a native of the Dongo tribe in Badiagara, on the coast of West Africa, a man born in 1849, who died at the age of more than 120 years. Follows the ritual that precedes, accompanies and follows the man's eventual demise.

    Production and distribution

    Executive Producer :

    CNRS Images

    Full credits (2)

    Director of Photography :

    Jean Rouch

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Documentary

    Themes :

    Ethnography

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French

    Production year :

    1972

    French release :

    Runtime :

    1 h 10 min

    Current status :

    Approval :

    Production formats :

    16mm

    Aspect ratio :

    1.37

    Audio format :

    Mono