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Touki Bouki

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Drama
Release Date:January 1, 1973
Running time:85 minutes
Cast:Magaye Niang, Mareme Niang, Aminata Fall, Ousseynou Diop, Christoph Colomb
Director:Djibril Diop Mambety

Description: Two youngsters attempt to escape what they perceive to be the poverty and backwardness of their native Senegal. In this movie, a boy (Magaye Niang) and a girl (Mareme Niang) try to gather the funds and connections to enable them to move to France. They believe they will find better wages and a better life there. The boy engages in a number of petty thefts to finance his ambitions but in the end cannot leave without a fetish amulet which he has lost somewhere. The girl fares better.~ Clarke Fountain, All Movie Guide

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