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Bako, the Other Shore

Bako, l'autre rive

Directed by Jacques Champreux
France, Senegal, 1979


Fode, Boubacar’s father, decides to send his son to Paris to join his older brother Samba. There, for sure, he will become rich and able to send them money. Boubacar leaves the village and his fiancée Awa. The long journey begins.

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Bako, the Other Shore Directed by Jacques Champreux

Awards & Festivals

Locarno International Film Festival

1978 | Special Mention: Prize of the Ecumenical Jury

Prix Jean Vigo

1978 | Winner: Feature Film

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