Promise (The)

  • Promesse (La) [dir. Fatou Touré]
Type : Fiction
Original title :
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2016
Format : Short
Running time : 13 (in minutes)

Sophie, a 35-year-old midwife converted into housewife, is building a beautiful world around her husband Babacar and her two children. After work, on an unusual day, Babacar announces to Sophie that he has married a second wife, thus breaking all promises. Sophie is emotionally upset and shuts herself down before deciding to get her life back on track.

A film by Fatou TOURÉ

Sénégal, 2016, short narrative, 13 mins

starring Fatoumata Barry, Ibrahima Mbaye Sopé
with the participation of Seydina Abass Ndiaye, Fatoumata Minetou Ndiaye, Christiane Dumont

Réalisatrice / Director: Fatou TOURÉ
Scenario/Script: Fatou Touré
Images/Pictures: Nourou Sarr
Son/Sound: Demba Thiam
Montage/Editing: Adama Seydi, Khaly Fall
Musique/Music: Mame Balla Diouf
Décor/Set Design: El Hadj Babacar Diallo
Assistant(réalisateur / Assistant-director: Abdou Khadir NDIAYE

Durée/ Length: 14 mn
Format: DVD 16/9

Production : Réal Prod, Dakar

Contact: +221 77 5428532
Email: fatoure2(@)

2017 | 25th Fespaco, Ouaga
* Competition - Shorts

2016 | Clap Ivoire, Abidjan
* Prix du Meilleur Film Fiction
* Prix de la Interprétation féminine, pour Fatoumata Barry


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