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282 Ratings


Directed by Ousmane Sembène
Senegal, 1975


A prosperous Muslim businessman has adopted many Western ways, but he perpetuates the tradition of polygamy by taking a beautiful young woman as his third wife. When a curse strikes him impotent and his economic fortunes begin to collapse, he seeks help from assorted witchdoctors.

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