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Title:

MOSSANE

Country:Senegal; Frankreich; Deutschland 1996
Format:35 mm
Colour:Colour
Language:OF m. dt. UT
Length:105 Minutes
Age:ab 14 Jahren
Film series:Jenseits von Europa X


Director :Faye, Safi
Screenplay:Faye, Safi
Cinematography:Jürges, Jürgen
Editing:Davanture, Andrée
Music:Sène, Yandé Codou
Sound:Perini, Anna
  
Cast:Camara, Abou
 Diouf, Alpha
 Konare, Alioune
 Niang, Isseu
 Seck, Magou
 Yade, Moustapha
Production company:Muss Cinématographie
 ZDF
 La Sept-Arte



Storyline



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Mossane (Magou Seck) is a beautiful 14 year old girl from a rural Serer village, beloved by many including her own brother and Fara, a poor university student. Although she has long been promised in marriage to the wealthy Diogaye, Mossane defies her parents` wishes and falls in love with Fara. On her wedding day, she refuses to marry Diogaye and tragedy ensues.


Comment


FilmInitiativ präsentierte 1993 ("Jenseits von Europa III") eine Retrospektive der Dokumentarfilme Safi Fayes. Mossane, ihr erster Spielfilm, zählt inzwischen zu den Klassikern des afrikanischen Kinos.