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Type : Fiction
Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2019

Marta, a 17-year-old girl, is spending her Christmas holidays in Senegal with her father and her elder brother. Marta's fascination with Khouma, a Senegalese cameraman whose job is to film tourist excursions, will exacerbate her already problematic relationship with her father. Khouma's videos (a compendium of picture-postcard clichés that he shoots to gratify the tourists) will help Marta to discover the inner workings of the exotic holiday business. At the same time, she strikes up a friendship with Aissatou, a girl who cleans the hotel rooms - and this will end up being a more intense relationship than she had anticipated...

A film by Neus Ballús

Spain / France / Senegal, 2019, feature, in Catalan and French

starring Sergi Lopez & Elena Andrada

Second Feature

Director: Neus Ballús
Screenwriter: Pau Subirós

Production:
El Kinògraf (Spain),
Ikiru Films (Spain),
Turanga Films (Spain)
La Terraza Films (Spain)
Les Films Hatarim (France)

in cooperation with Televisió de Catalunya

with backing from the ICAA, ICEC and Eurimages.

Shooting places: Senegal, September 2018.

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