Xala / Filmi Domireew et Société nationale cinématographique présentent ; directeur de production, Paulin Soumanou Vieyra ; écrit et réalisé par Sembene Ousmane

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Subjects: Sembène, Ousmane, 1923-2007--Film adaptations
Africa--Politics and government--1960---Drama
Feature films--Senegal
Motion pictures--Senegal
Feature films
Elite (Social sciences)--Africa--Drama
Blessing and cursing--Africa--Drama
Polygamy--Africa--Drama
Impotence--Africa--Drama
Formats: Video Recording, DVD
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: French, Wolof (translated from), Summary is in English, Wolof, English
Audience: General
Published: New York, NY : New Yorker Films, c2005, c1974
LC Classification: P, PN
Added Titles: Sembène, Ousmane, 1923-2007 Xala
Alternate Title(s): Xala (Motion picture).
Alternate Titles: Curse
Additional Authors: Sembène, Ousmane, 1923-2007
Vieyra, Paulin Soumanou
Leye, Thierno
Samb, Seune
Seye, Younouss
Films Domirev (Firm)
Société nationale cinématographique
New Yorker Films
Notes: ISBN: 1567304087 :$29.95
UPC: 717119180546
Videorecording number: DVD 18005
In French and Wolof with subtitles in English
DVD
Cast: Thierno Leye, Seune Samb, Younouss Seye, Miriam Niang, Fatim Diagne, Moustapha Touré
Credits: Photography, Georges Caristan ... [et al.] ; editor, Florence Eymon ; music, Samba Diabara Samb
Inspired by the novel by Sembène Ousmane
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1974
DVD special features: scene selections
Summary: In a fictional African country, a rich, self-made businessman and member of the post-colonial ruling elite takes on a third wife to show the world his wealth, only to be stricken by a curse resulting in impotency. His efforts at getting cured lead to disasterous yet comical results
Physical Description: 1 videodisc (123 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
OCLC Number: 60693101
ISBN/ISSN: 1567304087
7171191805
DVD 18005

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