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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 year : 2007


    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

    Foreign production company :

    Médiatik Communication

    Photos (15)

    Full credits (9)

    Executive Producer :

    Gilles Le Mao

    Sound Recordist :

    Alioune Mbow

    Voice-over :

    Samba Félix Ndiaye

    Production Manager :

    Moctar Ndiouga Bâ

    Sound Editor :

    Nicolas Dambroise

    Foreign Producer :

    Moctar Ndiouga Bâ

    Screenwriter :

    Samba Félix Ndiaye

    Director of Photography :

    Raphaël Popelier

    Editor :

    Mariette Levy-Novion

    Technical details

    Short film

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    Sub-genre :

    Auteur documentary, Research - Experimental

    Themes :

    Economics, Emigration, Politics, Society

    Production language :

    French, Wolof

    Coproducer countries :

    France, Senegal

    Original French-language productions :


    Nationality :

    Majority French (France, Senegal)

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    Runtime :

    52 min

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