From his village in northern Senegal, Yao is a 13-year-old boy ready to do anything to meet his hero: Seydou Tall, a famous French actor. Invited to Dakar to promote his new book, the latter goes to his country of origin for the first time. To fulfill his dream, the young Yao organizes his fugue and brave 387 kilometers alone to the capital. Touched by this child, the actor decides to flee his obligations and to accompany him home. But on the dusty and uncertain roads of Senegal, Seydou understands that while rolling towards the village of the child, it also rolls towards its roots.Written by
A dramatic French adventure film.
It's about an African boy who likes to read and meet the author of one of his favorite books.
Talk about cultural exchange, about ourselves and finding ourselves.
The interesting thing about the film is seeing how reading moves us and how fascinating it would be if all children had this habit, whatever their socioeconomic level.
With emotional and other sarcastic moments.
A film that gathers the best of cultures and traditions.
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