Mythical story about a fishing village on the south coast of Senegal. Two men in the village are both in love with the same beautiful girl. —IMdb
Mansour Sora Wade was born in Senegal in 1952. He earned a Film Masters degree at university in Paris, and from 1977 to 1985 he was in charge of the audiovisual archive at the Senegalese Ministry of Culture.
Having made several short films and documentaries, Le prix du pardon is his first full-length feature.
The film has already gained several accolades including the jury’s special prize at the Amiens film festival, the Public prize at Fribourg in Switzerland, first prize at the African film festival in Milan Italy and again at the Vues d’Afrique festival in Montreal Canada. —BBC