Saint Louis Blues

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Saint Louis Blues

Language: French, Wolof
Synopsis

1 streets 2 city's soul 3 an African megalopolis 4 song ends, story continues 5 gloomy reality set to music 6 the clash of traditions with modernity 7 episodic flashes from the various characters' lives 8 like French musicals from the 1960s (Jacques Demy) 9 everyday life in Senegal; film of a cultural crossroads 10 music lifts people out of the dust of the streets

20 Dakar in the late summer: six passengers waiting for a taxi pass the time by telling stories and singing songs about their lives - a musical in which authenticity and believability are more than mere documentary filmmaking.

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Festival edition: 2010
Sections: Doc-fi
Exhibition format: BetaSP PAL
Subtitle languages: English

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