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    TOUKI BOUKI

    Directed by : Djibril DIOP MAMBETY

    Year of production : 1973 Country : SENEGAL Length : 88 minutes

    Synopsis

    Mory, a cowherd who rides a motorcycle mounted with a cow's skull, and Anta, a university student, have met in Dakar, Senegal's capital. Alienated and disaffected with Senegal and Africa, they long to go to Paris and work up different con schemes to raise the money. Mory steals clothing and money from a wealthy gay man who had brought him home, and he and Anta book passage on a ship to France. One of the most important, engaged and fascinating movies from Africa.

    Credits

    - Director

    - Cinematography

    - Film Editor

    - Sound

    Casting

    - Mory

    - Anta

    - Tante Oumy

    - Charlie

    Further information

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    Contacts

    Production

    CINEGRIT / STUDIO KANKOURAMA -

    Distribution

    International press

    SWCP - T: +44 207 580 0222 - SARAH WILBY - sarahwilby@mac.com, sarahbemand@swcp.co.uk

    Cannes Classics 2008

    Cannes Classics Djibril DIOP MAMBETY

    TOUKI BOUKI

    Mory, a cowherd who rides a motorcycle mounted with a cow's skull, and Anta, a university student, have met in Dakar, Senegal's capital. Alienated and...
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