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54 Ratings

Sugar Cane Alley

Rue cases nègres

Directed by Euzhan Palcy
Martinique, France, 1983


1930, on a sugar cane plantation in Martinique live José, a bright, mischievous 11-year-old, and his grandmother, a tough, wise woman determined to save him from the hard life she has known.

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Sugar Cane Alley Directed by Euzhan Palcy

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1983 | 5 wins including: Best Actress

César Awards

1984 | Winner: Best First Work

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