Septième Porte (La)

  • Septième Porte (La)
Genre : Drama
Type : Fiction
Original title :
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 1946
Format : Feature
Running time : 90 (in minutes)

Inspired by an Arab legend on the universal theme of curiosity, the film tells the story of Ali, young, handsome and poor, who inherits the riches of the Pasha, on condition that he does not cross the Seventh Gate of the palace. He disobeys. As soon as he opens the door, for him, begins a journey in which he exhausts his life. In the end he finds himself again in his beautiful palace, but old and in search, in turn, of a young person to whom to entrust his palace and the key to the Seventh Gate.

Bechir Gabsi, Keltoum, Anissa Jamel, Georges Marchal, Maria Casarès, Catherine Arley, Jean Servais, André Glado

a film by André ZWOBADA

France, 1946, Feature narrative, 1h30mn, B&W.


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  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
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  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
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