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BABATU, LES TROIS CONSEILS
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BABATU, LES TROIS CONSEILS

Directed by : Jean ROUCH

Year of production : 1976 Length : 95 minutes

Synopsis

The only historical film of Jean Rouch & Co., Babatu. The 3 advices traces the warrior epic of the Zarma chief Babatu who conquered Gurunsi country, prospering as a result of the slave trade. Damouré, Lam, Tallou, some «guest stars» and a few others, bring to life the adventures of those famous warriors of the 19th century. In between unbridled improvisation and reenactment – benefiting from the screenplay of the historian, writer and politician Boubou Hama from Niger – a movie still relevant today...

Credits

Boubou HAMA - Script / Dialogue

Jean ROUCH - Director

Casting

Zika DAMOURÉ - Zika

Lam IBRAHIM DIA - Dia

Tallou MOUZOURANE - Tallou

Illo MOUSSA - Illo

Zika ZOMO - Zika

Film Still © CFE – Comité du film ethnographique / Inoussa Ousseini

Contacts

Production

CFE - COMITÉ DU FILM ETHNOGRAPHIQUE / INOUSSA OUSSEINI - Musée de l'Homme 17 place du Trocadéro 75116 Paris FRANCE - T: +3301 47 04 38 20 - cfe@mnhn.fr - www.comitedufilmethnographique.com


Distribution

CFE - COMITÉ DU FILM ETHNOGRAPHIQUE - T: 333301 47 04 38 20 - www.comitedufilmethnographique.com
- cfe@mnhn.fr


International sales

CFE - COMITÉ DU FILM ETHNOGRAPHIQUE - T: 333301 47 04 38 20 - www.comitedufilmethnographique.com
- cfe@mnhn.fr


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