• Astel
Genre : Drama
Type : Fiction
Original title :
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2021
Format : Short
Running time : 24 (in minutes)

It's October, near the end of the rainy season in Fouta, an isolated region up-north in Senegal. Astel (13) accompanies her father in the bush every day. Together, they look after their herd of cows. But one day, in the middle of the desert, the meeting between the young girl and a shepherd disrupts the peaceful daily life between Astel and her father.

Hawa Mamadou DIA, Chérif Amadou DIALLO, Alassane Hamet LY, Khady DIALLO, Amadou DIALLO

a short film by Ramata-Toulaye SY

Senegal / France, 2021, short Fiction, 24 min 14s, drama

Type: Short film, Fiction
Genre: Drama
Production language: Fula (Fulani / Peul)
Coproducer countries : France (70.0%), Senegal (30.0%)
Original French-language productions : Unspecified
Nationality : Majority French (France, Senegal)
Production year : 2021
Runtime : 24 min 14 seconds
Visa number : 154386
Production formats : HD
Color type : Color
Aspect ratio : 2.39
Audio format : Dolby 5.1
Rating restrictions : None

Hawa Mamadou DIA (Astel)
Chérif Amadou DIALLO (The father)
Alassane Hamet LY (The Shepherd)
Khady DIALLO (The mother)
Amadou DIALLO (The little brother)

Executive Producers :
Margaux Juvénal, Maud Leclair, Amaury Ovise, Jean-Christophe Reymond

Producer (Senegal):
Souleymane Kébé

Ramata-Toulaye Sy

Ramata-Toulaye Sy

Sound Recordist :
Ousmane Coly

Director of Photography:
Amine Berrada

Music Composer :
Amine Bouhafa

Editor :
Nathan Jacquard

Production Designer :
Mouhamed Siradji Sow

Costume designer :
Fatimata Sow

Make-up Artist :
Mariéme Timéra

Assistant Director :
Fabacary Assymby Coly

Production Manager :
Souleymane Kébé

Continuity supervisor :
Khady Diédhiou (Kady Diédhiou)

Color Grader :
Julien Blanche

Sound Mixer :
Romain Ozanne

Assistant Operator :
Oumar Bâ

Sound Editor :
Olivier Voisin

Hawa Mamadou DIA (Astel)
Cherif Amadou DIALLO (Le père)
Alassane Hamet LY (The shepherd / Le berger)
Khady DIALLO (The mother / La mère)
Amadou DIALLO (The little brother / Le petit frère)

Executive Production:
La Chauve-Souris

La Chauve-Souris (France)
Astou Films (Senegal)
Kazak Productions (France)

2022 / Festival Dakar Court
2021 | Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur - FIFF (Belgium, 2021)
* Selection: International Competition

2021 | TIFF - 46th Toronto International Film Festival (Canada, 2021)
* Selection : Short Cuts
* TIFF 2021 - ONLINE SCREENINGS : on 12/09 à 15H (Toronto time), Digital TIFF Bell Lightbox
* TIFF 2021 - ONLINE SCREENINGS : on 13 September, at 13H (Toronto time), Digital TIFF Bell Lighbox Pro (accredited)


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