Mandabi (The Money Order)

  • Mandat, Le (Mandabi)
Genre : Social
Type : Fiction
Original title :
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 1968
Format : Feature
Running time : 105 (in minutes)

Modern Dakar is the setting for this comic yet heartbreaking story about Ibrahim Dieng, a faithful Moslem who lives there with his two wives and seven children. This simple man, although he has been out of work for four years, lives with dignity, until one day he receives a money order from his nephew living in Paris. This dubious windfall threatens to destroy the traditional fabric of his life.

MANDABI (Le mandat / The Money Order) - réalisé par / directed by SEMBÈNE Ousmane - Sénégal / France - 1968 - 1h45 min - 35 mm - Fiction -



Cast
Mamadou "Makhourédia" Guéye (Ibrahim Dieng),
Isseu NIANG (2nd spouse),
Younousse NDIAYE (1st spouse),
Serigne Ndiaye (Imam),
SEMBÈNE Ousmane (public writer),......

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