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The Unshod Man

Le déchaussé

Directed by Laurence Attali
Senegal, France, 2003


Shot in exquisite color that underscores the characters’ dynamic vibrancy, The Unshod Man depicts the romantic tension between a Senegalese band leader named Booz and his widowed Israeli sister-in-law, Esther, who demands that he fulfills his obligation to his brother and marry her.

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The Unshod Man Directed by Laurence Attali