This has been called a comedy, but it is really a documentary, with a bit of sarcasm. Senegalese cinema is great, not enough people know that. Maybe because there just isn't enough of it, but what there is, is great.
PC. Contemporary of the formal actions with which Jean Rouch has expanded and problematized the practice of documentary cinema, articulating experimentalism with the most refined criticism of colonialism, also Mambéty, without copyism and with a personal discourse, confirmed by his subsequent films, composes in a high mood a look of his city that goes from the French colonization to the slums of his town.