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Borom Sarret
(Borom Sarret)

by Ousmane SEMBÈNE


A day in the life of a poor carter who transports customers and merchandise in a horse-drawn cart. The cart, his sole work tool, is confiscated by a functionary and he returns home penniless with no food. His wife goes to offer her services as a prostitute to pay for their evening meal. A picture of daily life in Dakar’s shanty districts.

  • Titre français
    Borom Sarret
  • Original title
    Borom Sarret
  • Scénario
    Ousmane Sembene
  • Photo
    Christian Lacoste
  • Montage
    André Gaudier
  • Interprétation
    Ly Abdoulay
  • Production
    Filmi Doomireew
  • Ventes internationales
    World Cinema Foundation :
  • Support de projection
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