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Release Date: May 18, 1988

Year    :   1988
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   TF1 Films Production, MK2 Films, Cerito Films, Caroline Productions, Cinémanuel, La Sept Cinéma, Wim Wenders Productions, Le F.O.D.I.C. Cameroun
Director    :   Claire Denis
Producers    :   Alain Belmondo, Gérard Crosnier
Writers    :   Claire Denis, Jean-Pol Fargeau
RunTime    :   105 mins.

A young French woman returns to the vast silence of West Africa to contemplate her childhood days in a colonial outpost in Cameroon. Her strongest memories are of the family's houseboy, Protée — a man of great nobility, intelligence and beauty — and the intricate nature of relationships in a racist society.

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