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Bongolo ()


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Helped by a nurse ,a young native tries to escape from the fate that awaits her.

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Petronelle Abapataki ...
Doka
Peter Baylis ...
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Yves Furet ...
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Joseph Lifela ...
Bongolo
Sonar Senghor ...
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André Cauvin

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André Cauvin ... (writer)

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André Cauvin ... producer

Music by

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Pierre Moulaert

Cinematography by

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Roger Fellous

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Max Brenner

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Ernest Salu ... sound master

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Plot Summary

Bongolo , a black male nurse ,returns to his African village with the white men's health organization.He makes friends with a young native, Doka,and tries to fight her superstitious mind.He succeeds ,but the other people from the place forces him to run away.Doka joins him in the hospital where he works,but the police take her back to her village where her father forces her to marry a "prince" from her tribe.During the ceremony ,the young girl escapes again. Written by dbdumonteil

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Also Known As
  • Bongolo en de negerprinses (Belgium, Flemish title)
  • Bongolo and the Negro Princess (Belgium, English title)
  • Bongolo ja mustaihoinen prinsessa (Finland)
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  • 85 min
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Trivia The first color film about the Congo. See more »

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