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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

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Production and distribution

Executive Producer :

CNRS Images


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.

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Director of Photography :

Jean Rouch

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Feature film

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100% French

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Runtime :

1 h 10 min

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