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Ça twiste à Poponguine [videorecording] = Rocking Popenguine / une coproduction Cámeras Continentales, France 2, RTS ; un film de Moussa Sene Absa.

Other Title:
Rocking Popenguine
Publication:
San Francisco, CA : California Newsreel, 1993.
Series:
Library of African cinema
Library of African cinema
Format/Description:
Video
1 videocassette (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Subjects:
Youth -- Senegal -- Drama.
Mass media and youth -- Senegal -- Drama.
Popular culture -- Senegal -- Drama.
Motion pictures, Senegalese.
Motion pictures, French.
Form/Genre:
Feature films.
Comedy films.
Language:
French with English subtitles.
System Details:
VHS NTSC.
Summary:
A coming-of-age comedy set in Senegal during the last week before Christmas, 1964, in a remote beachside village, where the local teenagers 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.
Participant:
Jean-François Balmer, Ismaïl Thiam, Ousmane Boyer, Ibrahima Mbaye, Patrice Nassalang, Mariéme Fall, Coura Ba, Don El Hadj Rawane Diallo, Ousseynou Ba, M'Bagnick Seye, Abou Camara.
Credits:
Writer, Moussa Sene Absa; adaptation and dialogues, Moussa Sene Absa, Claude Gutman, Jean-Michel Morel; music, Madou Diabate.
Notes:
Videocassette release of the 1993 motion picture.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Anne and Joseph Trachtman Memorial Book Fund.
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Rosengarten Family Fund.
Contributor:
Absa, Moussa Sene. , Director, Screenwriter, Adapter
Balmer, Jean-François. , Actor
Thiam, Ismaïl. , Actor
Diabate, Mamadou, 1975- , Composer
Caméras continentales. , Producer
France 2. , Producer
Radio-télévision sénégalaise. , Producer
California Newsreel (Firm) , Distributor
Rosengarten Family Fund.
Anne and Joseph Trachtman Memorial Book Fund.
OCLC:
33828051
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