Director: Amadou From: Senegal Year: 2002 Minutes: 85 Language: Wolof/French Genre: Comedy Format: BETA SP Niche: Africa, Street Children
Sometimes distasteful practices are most effectively criticized with a good
sense of humor. Meet Modou, a young, courageous and determined talibé - a
pupil in a Koranic school - who manages to escape from his corrupt and
abusive teacher to find a better life in contemporary Dakar, Senegal.