January 19, Lumiere Award winners. March 14, French films at the international box office: The Pirogue is a powerful eulogy to those lost. The first portrays daily life in Dakar, where we meet the main characters and their families, and learn about their aspirations and anxieties concerning the looming voyage. Susan in Red After a quick but fierce debate, Baye and the rest decide to leave the stranded boat behind and the positive mood on board is never regained. The film, which is intentionally spare in dialogue and plot, would have nonetheless benefited from more exploration of this crucial yet invisible aspect of the migration story. Angeline Massoni , Johanna Colboc Editor:

Lumiere Awards France, Awards Meilleur film francophone: Monde nous appartient Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Isabelle Sauvanon Continuity supervisor: According to the International Organization for Migration, was the deadliest year yet for clandestine emigrants. Indeed, the film is dedicated to the five thousand West Africans who perished in their attempts to reach Europe in the wooden fishing vessels from which the film gets its name.

The Pirogue

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By continuing to use this website, you agree to the use of cookies in order to offer you content and services that are tailored to your interests. Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. The film is composed of roughly four sections. The Pirogue is a powerful eulogy to those lost.

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As things unravel, an ethereal dream sequence unfolds that transports wnglish Guinean passenger back to his savanna home while others reflect on what they have lost and yet still hope to gain.

Although it provides an African interpretation of the injustices associated with the global North—South divide, the role played by power relations within African communities in perpetuating that system is unfortunately left out. Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it englksh.

Like many of his Senegalese compatriots, he sometimes dreams of new horizons, where he can earn a better living for his family. The failure of the second and last motor renders this a moot point as even the stoic Baye begins to panic.

During the tense negotiations, we catch a glimpse of the money and power at work in the circuits of clandestine immigration.

Life of a Roadie Angeline MassoniJohanna Colboc Editor: Lumiere Awards France, Selection. April 19, 65th Cannes Film Festival: The film, which is intentionally spare in dialogue and plot, would have nonetheless benefited from more exploration of this crucial yet invisible aspect of the migration story. Josie Miljevic Subtiles Composer: Baye Laye is the captain of a fishing pirogue.

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The third part of the film begins when the pirogue encounters an identical boat that is disabled subbtitles full of desperate migrants who begin leaping into the water at the prospect of being rescued. Prince Ibrahima Ndour Costume designer: Afterward we learn the meaning of the scene: Indeed, the film is dedicated to the five thousand West Africans who perished in their attempts to reach Europe in the wooden fishing vessels from which the film gets its name.

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In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Leading a group of 30 men who don’t all speak the same language, some of whom have never seen the sea, Baye Laye will confront many perils in order to reach the distant coasts of Europe. Thomas Letellier Production managers: March 26, MyFrenchFilmFestival. The graphic scenes that follow—several lifeless bodies lying in the boat The Return of My Father French with English subtitles.

Beyond the Plains La Chauve-Souris Foreign production companies: The situation quickly deteriorates as one engine breaks down, followed by a vicious storm that claims the lives of three passengers, including the young Abou, who falls overboard and is lost in the waves. Susan in Red