Femmes Voitures Villas Argent


Femmes Voitures Villas Argent

Moustapha AlassaneNiger – 1972

The frantic search for consumer goods by the low middle classes
of the African cities.
Ali is a modest civil servant who enjoys a pleasant life in town. One day, upon being forced by his parents to marry a woman he doesn't want, Ali is dragged into a vortex composed by “Women (Femmes), Cars (Voitures), Villas, Money (Argent)” all of which, in Niger, stand for social success. Longing for an increasingly luxurious way of life, in order to support habits he himself created, Ali is forced to steal and is arrested. When everyone else abandons him, his first wife reveals her loyalty and awaits his release.

Original Title Femmes Voitures Villas Argent
German Title Femmes Voitures Villas Argent
French Title Femmes Voitures Villas Argent
Other Titles Women Cars Villas Money
Directed by Moustapha Alassane
Country Niger
Available Formats DVD
Screenplay Moustapha Alassane
Runtime 62 Min.
Language Französisch
Zingare Abdoulaye
Sawadogo Bintou
Sotigui Kouyaté
Djingareye Maiga
Zalika Souley

Prize OCAM, FESPACO, 1972.


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