Mali Twist

Robert Guédiguian | France | 2021 | 124'
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Original title
Twist à Bamako
Synopsis
A historical and romantic drama by the master of French cinema who throws an original gaze on Malian society in the 1960s after independence, the vibrant culture of twist dance and the pan-African socialist utopia. Samba travels throughout Mali with the aim of convincing the people to embrace socialism. When he meets Lara, a girl in a village, it is love at first sight but the young woman has been forced to marry against her will. Their love is threatened and with it, the future of the country as well.
Cast
Stéphane Bak, Alice da Luz
Films Distribution
Bibi Film
Production
Agat Films, Bibi Film
Editing
Robert Guédiguian, Gilles Taurand
Cinematography
Pierre Milon
Editing
Bernard Sasia
Language
French
Subtitles
English, Italian
Premiere
Italian premiere in partnership with Rendez-Vous - Festival del Cinema Francese
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Biography
Robert Guédiguian is a director, screenwriter and producer of Armenian descent. He was born in Marseille on 3 December 1953. He studied sociology in Paris and then returned to the city of his birth, Marseille; there, since 1980 he has written, produced and directed many of his films,, which have been presented at the most important festivals all over the world. They include Marius and Jeannette, Marie-Jo and her two lovers, The snows of Kilimanjaro, and the latest ones, The house by the sea and Gloria Mundi.
Filmography
2021 - Mali Twist, ff
2019 - Gloria Mundi, ff
2017 - The House by the Sea, ff
2015 - Une histoire de fou, ff
2014 - Au fil d'Ariane, ff
2011 - The Snows of Kilimanjaro, ff
2009 - L'armée du crime, ff
2008 - Lady Jane, ff
2006 - Le voyage en Arménie, ff
2004 - Mon père est ingénieur, ff

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