myAfrica BETA



User Guidelines | Account/Register | Get Help
Senegal : Ainsi Meurent les Anges (And So Angels Die) (2001)
Ainsi Meurent les Anges (And So Angels Die) (2001)
Ainsi Meurent les Anges (And So Angels Die) (2001)

More by user: auto system
Created: 5th Jun 2007
Modified: 4th Sep 2008
Edit | Report as Abusive |
Moussa Sene Absa

Ainsi Meurent les Anges (And So Angels Die) (2001)

2001. 56 minutes Senegal. Director: Moussa Sene Absa

In French and Wolof with English subtitles. Mory is a troubled Senegalese poet living outside Paris with his French wife and their children. We watch his marriage fall apart under cross-cultural pressures, specifically his father's demand that he take a second wife in Senegal. Homeless in winter, separated from his children, his poems scattered over a Paris street, Mory returns to Senegal, penniless and with uncertain prospects. At the same time, black-and-white sequences reveal the psychological origins of Mory's present malaise.

Contact Information

Other Posts from myAfrica

Senegal, Soccer, Seychelles
United Kingdom, Senegal

myAfrica is an open resource. Most listings, such as this one, are editable by logged in users. Help build on the value of this resource by expanding existing listings.

Most Active Stories: Senegal