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The Resource Xala, Filmi Domireew et Société nationale cinématographique présentent ; directeur de production, Paulin Soumanou Vieyra ; écrit et réalisé par Sembene Ousmane

Xala, Filmi Domireew et Société nationale cinématographique présentent ; directeur de production, Paulin Soumanou Vieyra ; écrit et réalisé par Sembene Ousmane

Label
Xala
Title
Xala
Statement of responsibility
Filmi Domireew et Société nationale cinématographique présentent ; directeur de production, Paulin Soumanou Vieyra ; écrit et réalisé par Sembene Ousmane
Title variation
Curse
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • wol
  • eng
  • fre
Summary
In a fictional African country, a rich, self-made businessman and member of the post-colonial ruling elite takes on a third wife to show the world his wealth, only to be stricken by a curse resulting in impotency. His efforts at getting cured lead to disasterous yet comical results
Cataloging source
MDK
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photography, Georges Caristan ... [et al.] ; editor, Florence Eymon ; music, Samba Diabara Samb
Language note
French and Wolof dialogue with English subtitles
PerformerNote
Thierno Leye, Seune Samb, Younouss Seye, Miriam Niang, Fatim Diagne, Moustapha Touré
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1923-2007
  • 1923-2007
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sembène, Ousmane
  • Vieyra, Paulin Soumanou
  • Leye, Thierno
  • Samb, Seune
  • Seye, Younouss
  • Niang, Myriam
  • Sembène, Ousmane
  • Films Domirev (Firm)
  • Société nationale cinématographique
  • New Yorker Films
Runtime
123
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sembène, Ousmane
  • Elite (Social sciences)
  • Blessing and cursing
  • Polygamy
  • Impotence
  • Africa
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Xala, Filmi Domireew et Société nationale cinématographique présentent ; directeur de production, Paulin Soumanou Vieyra ; écrit et réalisé par Sembene Ousmane
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Inspired by the novel by Sembène Ousmane
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1974
  • DVD special features: scene selections
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
60693101
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (123 min.)
Isbn
9781567304084
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Bowdoin stacks copy: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
Other control number
717119180546
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
DVD 18005
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format
Terms governing use
Bates: Public performance rights purchased.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Xala, Filmi Domireew et Société nationale cinématographique présentent ; directeur de production, Paulin Soumanou Vieyra ; écrit et réalisé par Sembene Ousmane
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Inspired by the novel by Sembène Ousmane
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1974
  • DVD special features: scene selections
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
60693101
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (123 min.)
Isbn
9781567304084
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Bowdoin stacks copy: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
Other control number
717119180546
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
DVD 18005
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format
Terms governing use
Bates: Public performance rights purchased.
Video recording format
DVD

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