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by Alain Gomis


El Hadj is studying in Paris. He is one of the young Senegalese men who have come to Paris since the French colony became independent to get a good education so that he can serve his fatherland on his return.

original title: L' Afrance
country: France, Senegal
year: 2001
genre: fiction
directed by: Alain Gomis
film run: 90'
release date: FR 30/01/2002, UK 14/11/2003
screenplay: Alain Gomis, Xavier Christiaens, Pierre Schoeller, Nathalie Stragier, Marc Wels
cast: Djolof Mbengue, Delphine Zingg, Samir Guesmi, Théophile Sowie, Thierno Ndiaye
cinematography by: Pierre Stoeber
film editing: Fabrice Rouaud
art director: Philippe Barthélémy
costumes designer: Claire Chanat
music: Patrice Gomis
producer: Anne-Cécile Berthomeau, Edouard Mauriat
production: Mille et Une Productions, Centre National du Cinéma et de l’image animée (CNC)
distributor: Ciné Classic, Gala Film Distributors