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Guelwaar (1992)

Burial of a Christian political activist in a Muslim cemetary forces a conflict imbued with religious fervor. A satiric portrayal of religion and politics, sometimes humorous, sometimes ... See full summary »

Director:

Ousmane Sembene

Writer:

Ousmane Sembene
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Cast

Credited cast:
Abou Camara Abou Camara
Marie Augustine Diatta Marie Augustine Diatta
Mame Ndoumbé Diop Mame Ndoumbé Diop ... Nogoy Marie Thioune
Moustapha Diop Moustapha Diop
Ndiawar Diop Ndiawar Diop ... Barthelemy
Lamine Mane Lamine Mane ... Dibocor
Babacar Mbaye Babacar Mbaye ... Mor Cloo
Belle Mbaye Belle Mbaye ... Guignana
Coly Mbaye Coly Mbaye
Papa Momar Mbaye Papa Momar Mbaye ... Gaston
Thierno Ndiaye Doss Thierno Ndiaye Doss ... Pierre Henri Thioune 'Guelwaar' (as Thierno Ndiaye)
Myriam Niang Myriam Niang ... Helene
Joseph Baloma Sane Joseph Baloma Sane
Omar Seck Omar Seck ... Gora
Samba Wane Samba Wane
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Burial of a Christian political activist in a Muslim cemetary forces a conflict imbued with religious fervor. A satiric portrayal of religion and politics, sometimes humorous, sometimes deadly serious. Written by Bruce Cameron <dumarest@midcoast.com>

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Plot Keywords:

religion | satire | africa | See All (3) »

Genres:

Drama

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Country:

France | Germany | Senegal | USA

Language:

French | Wolof

Release Date:

6 January 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Γκελουάρ See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,753, 1 August 1993

Gross USA:

$64,964
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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