52nd edition

Le Franc

Fortnight 1999, Feature film, 45 minutes

Synopsis

Marigo the musician dreams of his instrument which his landlady has impounded because of his chronic rent non-payments. Getting hold of a lottery ticket, he decides to put it in a safe place while awaiting the drawing : he glues it to the back of his door and covers it with the poster of his childhood hero. The night of the drawing, a fortune blinds Marigo. But the problem is that he has glued his winning ticket to his door… Le franc is the first part of the series Histoires de petites gens (Tales of Little people).

Casting

  • Aminta Fall
  • Demba B
  • Dieye Ma Dieye

Team

Screenplay
Djibril Diop Mambety

Image
Stephan Oriach

Sound
Alioune MBow

Editing
Stephan Oriach

Music
Dieye Ma Dieye, Issa Cissokho, Aminta Fall, Moussa Ndiaye

Production

production : Silvia Voser, Waka Films Scolopendra Productions (France) – Maag Daan (Sénégal) vente à l’étranger : Brussels Ave distribution : Les Films du Paradoxe