30 hand picked films. A new one every day
Dakar, Senegal: the end of the summer. Along the journey from Dakar to Saint Louis, the seven passengers of a taxi cross each other’s destinies and tell their lives through songs.
Unorthodox and not without it's charms. For the latter I give it a 4 and for the latter a 3. Hence 3.5 stars and a willingness to see more of her work, including Des Etoiles (Under the Starry Sky).
You can see this, along with "The Tunnel" "Pumzi" and "The Abyss Boys" via Netflix Instant Watch (or DVD) under the title "Africa First: Volume One"
Jacques Demy in Senegal !! The film has a problem of structure but is funny and charming enough to be worth watching. A good surprise.