DVD The Whistle - As Thiam
a film by As Thiam.
A blind husband and wife are forced by a bus strike to walk their way to Dakar across country. Suddenly, they find a magic whistle...
starring James Campbel and Mame Ndoumbe Diop
music by Wasis Diop
a film by As Thiam
with: James Campbell and Mame Ndoumbe Diop
music: Wasis Diop
Samba and his wife Coumba are a blind couple. They have earned their living by singing in the streets of Dakar for 35 years. One day, a bus strike forces them to walk their way through the fields to get to the city. They sing, argue, and fight as all old couples do. In the quiet of a flourishing nature, they try to picture how the world looks like. Until they come across a magic whistle...
Bronze Tanit - Journées cinématographiques - Carthage
Special Mention - FESPACO
Audience Award - Festival Plein Sud - Cozes
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