Women Cars Villas Money

Genre : Drama
Type : Fiction
Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 1972
Format : Feature

The frantic search for consumer goods by the low middle classes of the African cities.
Ali is a modest civil servant who enjoys a pleasant life in town. One day, upon being forced by his parents to marry a woman he doesn't want, Ali is dragged into a vortex composed by "Women (Femmes), Cars (Voitures), Villas, Money (Argent)" all of which, in Niger, stand for social success. Longing for an increasingly luxurious way of life, in order to support habits he himself created, Ali is forced to steal and he is arrested. When everyone else abandons him, his first wife reveals her loyalty and awaits his release.


Language: French

Cast
Zingare Abdoulaye, Sawadogo Bintou, Sotigui Kouyaté, Djingareye Maiga, Zalika Souley

Director: Moustapha Alassane

Awards
OCAM award - FESPACO 1972

Distributeur: MARFILMES
(www.marfilmes.com)

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