L' Afrance (2001)

L' Afrance
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 1hr 30mins.
Genres Drama, Foreign
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Djolof Mbengue Actor El-Hadj Diop 1 1000001
Delphine Zingg Actor Myriam Bechet 1 1000002
Samir Guesmi Actor Khalid 1 1000003
Theophile Sowie Actor n/a 1 1000004
Thierno Ndiaye Actor n/a 1 1000005
Bass Dhem Actor n/a 1 1000006
Alain Gomis Director n/a 2 2000001
Edouard Mauriat Producer n/a 3 3000001
Anne-Cécile Berthomeau Producer n/a 3 3000002
Alain Gomis Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Pierre Stoeber Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Fabrice Rouaud Editor n/a 172 7000001
Patrice Gomis Music n/a 120781 8000001
Philippe Barthelemy Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
Synopsis
El-Hadj Diop, a young Senegalese, is studying in Paris. His residency permit having come to an end, he finds himself faced with a dilemma: either return to Africa, or stay in France illegally. Caught in a turmoil of contradictory feelings, between his desire to go home and use his knowledge to serve his country and that of remaining where he feels comfortable, he is tortured by his beliefs and the desires he hasn't come to terms with: the memory of the man he was, the image of the man he hoped to be, and the realization of what he feels himself becoming. How can you establish a sense of yourself when you feel like a traitor? Between existential questions and doubts of his identity, we follow El-Hadj during these difficult few days.
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