Guelwaar / un film de Sembene Ousmane

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Subjects: Feature films
Formats: Video Recording, VHS
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: Wolof, French (translated from), Summary is in English, French, English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: [New York, NY] : New Yorker Films, c1993
LC Classification: P, PN
Physical Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (115 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in
Additional Authors: Sembène, Ousmane, 1923-2007
New Yorker Films
Notes: In Wolof and French with subtitles in English
Summary: Set in Senegal, the picture begins with the death of a Catholic man called Guelwaar, or "The Noble One." His corpse disappears from the morgue before the funeral, and the events that follow illuminate Senegalese society, the conflict between Muslim and Catholic communities, and the unexpected effects of foreign food aid
OCLC Number: 42512060