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CANNES FESTIVAL-“The Pirogue” (review)

Film from Senegal trains the spotlight on humanitarian crisis

A fishing boat in which Senegalese men from different ethnic backgrounds will have to huddle for two weeks during an ocean crossing. Filmmaker Moussa Touré ‘s “The Pirogue,” currently shown in the Un Certain Regard section, incites dialogue in a dramatic climate of unpredictability and lives in the balance. The stakes are very high, this narrative fiction being very much based on ... more >