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Certificate PG
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Genre: Foreign, Feature Director: Euzhan Palcy Released: 1983
Runtime: 102 minutes Language: French Distributor: Not Available
Cast:
Garry Cadenat, Darling Legitimus, Douta Seck, Joby Bernabe, Francisco Charles, Marie-Jo Descas
Synopsis:
This was the first feature by documentary film maker Palcy, set in her native Martinique during the 1930s. Based on a novel originally banned by the French Colonial goverment, it follows the struggle of a young boy to educate himself and escape from the cane plantation ghetto in which he lives. Darling Legitimus won a Best Actress prize at Venice in 1983 for her portrayal of his grandmother.