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Mandabi

Dir: Ousmane Sembene
Cast: Makhouredia Gueye, Ynousse N'Diaye, Isseu Niang
92mins   1968   France, Senegal   PG   Wolof, French    Subtitled   

Newly restored in 4K

A money order from a relative in Paris throws the life of a Senegalese family man out of order. He deals with corruption, greed, problematic family members, the locals and the changing from his traditional way of living to a more modern one.

'It's an illuminating example of neorealist filmmaking and highly stylized comedy from a much needed non-Western perspective' - Selome Hailu, Austin Chronicle