Teranga blues

Genre : Drama
Type : Fiction
Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2006
Format : Feature

After being discovered illegally residing in France, a young Senegalese musician is sent home with only 20 euros in his pocket. After a series of poor decisions, he falls into an abyss of failure. A kind of Dakar urban rap musical, Teranga Blues is a reflection on the social mutations affecting the pride of the Senegalese people. It features a score by the Senegalese rappers of Daara J. In competition for the Etalon d'Or de Yennenga at FESPACO 2007.

Director: Moussa Sene Absa, Country: Senegal, Release: 2007, Runtime: 95, Language: Wolof and French

Cast: Lord Alaji Man, Juliette Bâ, Zéka Laplaine, Yakhara Déme, Ibrahima Mbaye, Roger Sambou, Demba Bâ, Rokhaya Niang

2007 14th New York African Film Festival [Apr. 4 - 12 2007]


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Teranga Blues



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