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Title:WAMBA "ENTRE L'EAU ET LE FEU"
Title year:1975
Original dialogue(s):French
Running time:90 min 47 sec
Premiere date:Montréal (La Cinémathèque Québécoise) September 29, 1976
Description:This African film was produced by and for Africans. Wamba takes us on a journey into the social fabric of a country that is struggling between accepting Western ‘‘progress’’ and maintaining its religious roots. A young man from the upper class, who has fallen in love with a lower class girl, attempts to deal with an uncompromising society so that he can openly display his love. Interesting from an ethnic, social, political and folkloric perspective.

Credited as:
Director(s):Alkaly Kaba
Screen writer(s):Alkaly Kaba
Credited as: Source material:
Writing source:Hortence Réné KabaIdée originale

Credited as: Character name:
Actor(s):Abdoulaye AscofaréArrouna
S.H. Kalil TouréSeydouba
Fanta Diané KabaDjili Tata
Mariama Diané KabaKadia
Hortence Réné KabaFadima
Cherif FofanaPère Arrouna
Yaya MaïgaPère Tata
Mamadi Pétro Kouyatél'oncle Lamine
Louise DoudouTante Kaniba
Mme MagassoubaMère Arrouna
Fanta SoulakéDienéba
Sidi Sangaréun malade
Assa Kabaune malade

Credited as:
Producer(s):Paul Larose

Credited as:
Editor(s):Marc Beaudet
Musician(s):Michel Séguin
Lise Cousineau
Photography:Jacques Fogel
Location sound mixer(s):Jean-Guy Normandin

Support:16mm coul (Kodak 7247)


Financial %:
Co-finance:Country finance

Location(s):République du Mali
Laboratory:Office National du Film (Montréal)

Distributor(s):
Distribution area:CanadaOffice National du Film
QuebecOffice National du Film

CFFD Reference No.: 619