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Mama Bobo

Mama Bobo

A Short film by Ibrahima Seydi, Robin Andelfinger

Produced by Wombat Films

Production year : 2017


Mama Bobo is a widow in her 80’s. Day in day out she heads towards the Gomis street bus stop, in Dakar, Senegal. While sitting on the bus stop's bench she recollects her past life and her long gone husband. One day the bus stop disappears into thin air… Her family and neighbours try their best to get Mama Bobo back on her feet, before it's too late. 

Actors (5)

Production and distribution (3)

Executive Producer :

Wombat Films

Film exports/foreign sales :

L'Agence du court métrage, L’Agence belge du court métrage

Foreign production company :

Replica Films

Photos (6)

Full credits (15)

Executive Producer :

Quentin Daniel

Foreign Producer :

Pierre-Yves Le Cunff

Line Producers :

Pierre-Yves Le Cunff, Quentin Daniel

Director of Photography :

Benjamin Morel

Production Manager :

Ousmane Sall

Sound Editor :

Guillaume Martin

Production Designer :

Bacary Cissé

Sound Mixer :

Guillaume Martin

Assistant directors :

Emmanuel Van Hoof, Djibril Saliou NDiaye

Sound Recordist :

Lionel Halflants

Screenwriters :

Ibrahima Seydi, Robin Andelfinger

Assistant Operator :

Fiona Braillon

Editor :

Denis Leborgne

Continuity supervisor :

Maïmouna Gueye

Music Composer :

Abdoulaye Hane

Technical details

Short film

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Sub-genre :

Psychological drama, Legend

Themes :

Family, Ageing, Death

Production language :

French, Wolof

Coproducer countries :

Belgium, France

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Nationality :

50% French (Belgium, France)

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Runtime :

17 min

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Audio format :

Dolby 5.1

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