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Yao

A Feature film by Philippe Godeau

Produced by Pan-Européenne

Production year : 2017

    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...

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    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producer :

    Pan-Européenne

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Wild Bunch

    Co-production :

    France 2 Cinéma

    International releases (4)

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    Full credits (3)

    Screenwriters :

    Agnès de Sacy, Philippe Godeau, Kossi Effoui

    Production Manager :

    Jean-Yves Asselin

    Director of Photography :

    Jean-Marc Fabre

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Production language :

    French

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Production year :

    2017

    French release :

    Current status :

    Post Production

    Approval :