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DVD The Whistle - As Thiam



a film by As Thiam.

A blind husband and wife are forced by a bus strike to walk their way to Dakar across country. Suddenly, they find a magic whistle...

starring James Campbel and Mame Ndoumbe Diop

music by Wasis Diop

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Year: 2004
Format: PAL
Running time: 22min
Language: Français
Country: Senegal
Director: As Thiam

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a film by As Thiam

with: James Campbell and Mame Ndoumbe Diop

music: Wasis Diop


Samba and his wife Coumba are a blind couple. They have earned their living by singing in the streets of Dakar for 35 years. One day, a bus strike forces them to walk their way through the fields to get to the city. They sing, argue, and fight as all old couples do. In the quiet of a flourishing nature, they try to picture how the world looks like. Until they come across a magic whistle...

Bronze Tanit - Journées cinématographiques - Carthage

Special Mention - FESPACO

Audience Award - Festival Plein Sud - Cozes


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