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L'oeil du cyclone (2015)

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Maimouna Ndiaye Maimouna Ndiaye ... Emma Tou (as Maïmouna N'Diaye)
Fargass Assandé Fargass Assandé ... Blackshouam
Abidine Dioari Abidine Dioari ... Solo
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France | Burkina Faso

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22 November 2017 (France) See more »

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Eye of the Storm See more »

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Approaching the Prisonner
Written by Thierry Malet
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An amazing hidden jewel of a film
18 April 2017 | by ObjectivitySee all my reviews

Having a general knowledge of African geopolitics and of life in Africa is a great help in understanding this film because the points made by the films are often very subtle and very African. With this caveat out of the way, what a gem of a film this was. Is it a thriller : Yes ! Is it a court room thriller : Yes ! Is it a political film : Yes ! Is it a war film : Yes ! Is it realistically African : Yes ! Does it leave you thinking about it for hours afterwards : Absolutely Yes ! If you understand French, the original dialogue is best, but, thankfully, the English subtitles were for the most part good translations.

Without giving too much away there are so many subtly made statements by this film that you will never guess the main statement it is leading you towards, and yet where you think it is leading you throughout most of the film is itself gripping to the core.

An absolute masterpiece.


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