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Little by Little (1970)

Petit à petit (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy | 10 September 1971 (France)
An African travels to Paris to learn about the construction of tall buildings, but is soon taken up with the oddities of French life.

Director:

Jean Rouch

Writer:

Jean Rouch
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Credited cast:
Damouré Zika Damouré Zika ... Damouré
Lam Ibrahim Dia Lam Ibrahim Dia ... Lam (as Lam Dia)
Illo Gaoudel Illo Gaoudel ... Illo (as Illo Goudal)
Safi Faye ... Safi
Ariane Bruneton Ariane Bruneton ... Ariane
Jacques Chabot Jacques Chabot ... Philippe
Moustapha Alassane Moustapha Alassane ... Moustaphe
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Michel Delahaye
Philippe Luzuy Philippe Luzuy ... Le clochard
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An African travels to Paris to learn about the construction of tall buildings, but is soon taken up with the oddities of French life.

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

France | Niger

Language:

French

Release Date:

10 September 1971 (France) See more »

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Sound Mix:

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Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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