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LAMB
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LAMB

Directed by : Paulin Soumanou VIEYRA

Year of production : 1963 Length : 18 minutes

Synopsis

The traditional fight called "Lamb" in Wolof, reminiscent of the Greco-Roman struggle, is a popular national sport in Senegal. It has special and very strict rules. Wrestlers train on the beach. They are preparing their future fights. The fightings take place and are presented as a sport and a folk festival, following the African tradition.

Credits

Paulin Soumanou VIEYRA - Director

Paulin Soumanou VIEYRA - Script / Dialogue

Film's poster © DR

Contacts

Distribution

CINEMATHEQUE AFRIQUE - T: 330153698327 - www.institutfrancais.com
- veronique.jooaisenberg@institufrancais.com


International sales

PSVFILMS


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