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Mandabi = The money order / Filmi Domireve, Comptoir Français du Film Production, Robert de Nesle ; bíndí misen ní Usman Semben ; directeuri productionbi, Jean Maumy, Paul S. Vieyra.

Sembène, Ousmane, 1923-2007 (screenwriter,, film director.). Guey, Makuredia, (actor.). Ndiay, Yunus, (actor.). Niang, Isseu, (actor.). Sembène, Ousmane, 1923-2007 Motion picture adaptation of (work): Mandat. (Added Author). Filmi Domirev, (production company.). Comptoir français du film, (production company.). Makhouredia Gueye, Yunus Ndiay, Isseu Niang, Mustapha Ture, Farba Sarr. (Cast).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 168143802X
  • ISBN: 9781681438023
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (91 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: DVD special edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Criterion Collection, [2021]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the novella "Mandat" by Usman Semben.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1968.
"Features: introduction by film scholar Aboubakar Sanogo; conversation from 2020 with author and screenwriter Boubacar Boris Diop and sociologist and feminist activist Marie Angélique Savané; "Praise song," a new program about director Ousmane Sembène featuring outtakes from the 2015 documentary "Sembène!" of interviews with author and activist Angela Davis, musician Youssou N'Dour, filmmaker and scholar Manthia Diawara, and many others; short film "Tauw" (1970) by Sembène; new English subtitle translation by Sembène biographer Samba Gadjigo.
A new edition of Sembène's 1966 novella on which the film is based in container.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Cinematography, Paul Soulignac ; film editing, Gilou Kikoïne, Max Saldinger.
Participant or Performer Note:
Makhouredia Gueye, Yunus Ndiay, Isseu Niang, Mustapha Ture, Farba Sarr.
Summary, etc.:
A man tries to cash a check sent from his nephew, but encounters problems because he has no identity card.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, region 1; Mono, wide screen 1.66:1.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
For private home use only.
Language Note:
In Wolof and French with optional English subtitles.
Subject: Bureaucracy > Senegal > Drama.
Political corruption > Senegal > Drama.
Senegal > Social life and customs > Drama.
Genre: Comedy films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Foreign language films > Wolof.