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Atlantics (2019)

Atlantique (original title)
In a popular suburb of Dakar, workers on the construction site of a futuristic tower, without pay for months, decide to leave the country by the ocean for a better future. Among them is Suleiman, the lover of Ada, promised to another.

Director:

Mati Diop

Writers:

Mati Diop (screenplay by), Olivier Demangel (screenplay by)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Abdou Balde Abdou Balde ... Cheikh
Aminata Kane Aminata Kane ... Fanta
Ibrahima Mbaye Ibrahima Mbaye ... Moustapha
Amadou Mbow ... Issa
Mame Bineta Sane Mame Bineta Sane ... Ada
Diankou Sembene Diankou Sembene ... Mr. Ndiaye
Nicole Sougou Nicole Sougou ... Dior
Babacar Sylla Babacar Sylla ... Omar
Traore Traore ... Souleiman
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In a popular suburb of Dakar, workers on the construction site of a futuristic tower, without pay for months, decide to leave the country by the ocean for a better future. Among them is Suleiman, the lover of Ada, promised to another.

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Country:

France | Senegal | Belgium

Language:

Wolof

Release Date:

16 May 2019 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Atlantics See more »

Filming Locations:

Dakar, Senegal See more »

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Mati Diop, with her submission of "Atlantics" to the 2019 Cannes Film Festival, is the first black woman director in history to compete in the festival's competition. (NYT 5/22/19) See more »

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Beuatiful
17 May 2019 | by xamanijnrSee all my reviews

I love the standard and team you worked with to create this. I am happy this movie has a nomination already. cheers


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