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Director: Hubert Laba NDAO
Senegal, 2014 – 90′

starring:
Eriq Ebouaney,
Prudence Maïdou,
Charles Corréa


 

Dakar trottoirs (Sidewalks of Dakar) is the story of a burning passion between Salla and Siirou in this microcosmic world of the “sidewalks” of Dakar. Here the surrealist characters of a paradoxical theatre intermingle in the heart of the city. Behind the facades of the posh districts which stand alongside slums, the “deal” is the rule; grace and misery go hand in hand; sensuality is omnipresent and violence too. Here all dreams are possible but sometimes they become nightmares.