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Ça Twiste à Poponguine [videorecording]: Rocking Popenguine

une coproduction Cámeras continentales, France 2, RTS ; un film de Moussa Sene Absa ; auteur, Moussa Sene Absa ; adaptation et dialogues, Moussa Sene Absa, Claude Guiman, Jean-Michel Morel ; collaboration à l'écriture et conseiller technique, Antoine Perset ; metteur en scène, Moussa Sene Absa ; production délégue, Takis Candilis
Video; DVD
A coming of age story set in a remote Senegalese beachside village during the week before Christmas, 1964, where the local teenage boys are divided into rival cultural camps. The "Ins" ("Inseparables") style themselves after French pop stars, attend school, have all the girls--but no record player. Their rivals, the "Kings," style themselves after African-American blues legends, they work as fishermen, don't have any girls--but they do have a record player.
Moussa Sene Absa
Jean-François Balmer, Ishmaïl Thiam, Ousmane Boyer, Ibrahima Mbaye, Patrice Nassalang, Mariéme Fall, Coura Ba, Don El Hadj Rawane Diallo, Ousseynou Ba, M'Bagnick Seye, Abou Camara ... [et al.].
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90 min.
In French with English subtitles
Videodisc release of the 1993 motion picture, in letterbox format.
Variant Title
Rocking Popenguine
The library of African cinema
Library of African cinema (Videodisc)
Director of photography, Dominique Gentil ; editor, Rose Evans-Decraene ; music, Madou Diabate.
[San Francisco, Calif.] : California Newsreel, [2005?]
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD-R; this disc is a recorded DVD and may not play on all DVD players or drives.
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