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Yao - © Pan-Européenne

Yao

A Feature film by Philippe Godeau

Produced by Pan-Européenne, Korokoro

Release in France : 23/01/2019

    Synopsis

    Yao, a young boy who loves books and dreams of adventure, runs away from his village in northern Senegal- 240 miles to Dakar to meet his hero, a renowned French actor visiting his native country. Moved by the boy’s dedication, the actor decides to accompany him back home. But on the byways of Senegal, nothing ever happens as expected. And as they share the dusty, adventure-filled journey to Yao's village, the actor realizes he is also traveling towards his own roots...

    Actors (6)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producers :

    Pan-Européenne, Korokoro

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Wild Bunch

    Co-production :

    France 2 Cinéma

    French distribution :

    Pathé Films

    International releases (20)

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    Photos (2)

    Full credits (4)

    Screenwriters :

    Agnès de Sacy, Philippe Godeau, Kossi Effoui

    Production Manager :

    Jean-Yves Asselin

    Director of Photography :

    Jean-Marc Fabre

    Music Composer :

    Matthieu Chedid

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Production language :

    French

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Yes

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    2017

    French release :

    23/01/2019

    Current status :

    Upcoming release

    Visa number :

    145.171

    Approval :

    Yes

    Color type :

    Color