Sugar Cane Alley

  • Rue Cases-Nègres
Genre : Historical
Type : Fiction
Ouvrage source : La rue Cases-Nègres
Original title : Black Shack Alley
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 1983
Format : Feature
Running time : 106 (in minutes)

Set in Martinique in 1931, Sugar Cane Alley paints a rich impasto of native life under French colonial rule, filtered through the coming-of-age of a bright, sweetly opportunistic boy learning to reconcile the value of his shanty-town roots with the education opportunities that beckon him to the big city.

Euzhan Palcy, Martinique, 1983, 103m.
In French with English subtitles

Sugar Cane Alley /Rue Cases Nègres
(1983 drama)
Starring: Gary Cadenat, Darling Légitimus, Douta Seck.
Written and directed by Euzhan Palcy.
produced by Sumafa-Orca productions, Nef- Diffusion.


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