Hectic Life of a Dismissed Worker (The)

Genre : Biography
Type : Documentary
Column : Cinema/tv

The film portrays the hectic life of the "Great Z", an engine driver of the "Abidjan-Ouagadougou" line for twenty years, laid off in 1995 by the National Railways of Burkina Faso following the privatization imposed by the World Bank. An inveterate hedonist to the bone, he suddenly found himself struck down as he was experiencing pure joyfulness. He lost everything, and has since then lived a gloomy life waiting for his retirement pension.

2009 - France - 59 minutes - DV Cam - Script/Dir: Plagnet (Camille) - Image: Zongo (Michel K.) - Sound: Lallé (Sam) - Editing: Bresson (Florence)

Production / Diffusion : Ardèche images

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Partners

  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • PACIFIC ARTS ALLIANCE
  • FURTHER ARTS
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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