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The African Doctor (2016)

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The story of Seyolo Zantoko, who as a freshly graduated doctor of Congolese descent in France, struggled with his family to integrate in a small rural village, and ended up being considered as one of the most respected doctors in the area.

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Julien Rambaldi

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Benoît Graffin (adaptation), Benoît Graffin (dialogue) | 7 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Marc Zinga ... Seyolo Zantoko
Aïssa Maïga ... Anne Zantoko
Bayron Lebli Bayron Lebli ... Kamini Zantoko
Médina Diarra Médina Diarra ... Sivi
Rufus ... Jean
Jonathan Lambert ... Lavigne
Jean-Benoît Ugeux ... Le maire
Stéphane Bissot ... Madame Quinquin
Marie-Philomène Nga Marie-Philomène Nga ... Tantine Baheta
Mata Gabin Mata Gabin ... Mado
Diogène Ntarindwa Diogène Ntarindwa ... Luzakueno
Jean Bediebe Jean Bediebe ... Tonton Baheta
Narcisse Mame Narcisse Mame ... Jack
Sylvestre Amoussou Sylvestre Amoussou ... Tonton Beki
Frédérick Bukolé Frédérick Bukolé ... Tonton GPFM
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The story of Seyolo Zantoko, who as a freshly graduated doctor of Congolese descent in France, struggled with his family to integrate in a small rural village, and ended up being considered as one of the most respected doctors in the area.

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Kamini Zantoko (Seyolo's son) was a part of the writers of the film. See more »

Connections

References The Man Who Came from Elsewhere (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Musandinene
Composed and Performed by Donald Kachamba
© Popular African Music
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Delightful!
5 August 2017 | by rps-2See all my reviews

A wonderful Movie.Funny.Sad.Inspiring. Honest.Not only is the (true) story intriguing, the scenes are compelling and the casting superb. It is essentially the story of a black doctor from the Congo who had been educated in France who accepts a position as the town doctor in a small farm community north of Paris but is himself not accepted by the locals, most of whom have never even seen a black person. It is very well put to-gether and the end product is a film that entices and entertains. In addition to the principals, there is a superb cast of the local characters, some of whom are indeed characters. It will tug your heart, tickle your funny bone and stimulate your mind.


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Country:

France

Language:

French | Lingala

Release Date:

8 June 2016 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Ein Dorf sieht schwarz See more »

Filming Locations:

Steenkerque, Belgium See more »

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$4,401,654
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2.35 : 1
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