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Waiting for Happiness (Heremakono) (2002)

Waiting for Happiness
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Khatra Ould Abder Kader Khatra Ould Abder Kader
Khatra
Maata Ould Mohamed Abeid Maata Ould Mohamed Abeid
Maata
Mohamed Mahmoud Ould Mohamed Mohamed Mahmoud Ould Mohamed
Abdallah
Fatimetou Mint Ahmeda Fatimetou Mint Ahmeda
Soukeyna, the mother
Nana Diakité Nana Diakité
Nana
Makanfing Dabo Makanfing Dabo
Makan
Santha Leng Santha Leng
Tchu
Baba Ould Mini Baba Ould Mini
Sidi


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Description: On the seacoast of Mauritania, some wait to go to Europe. Khatra, a spirited boy, wants an electric light so he can read at night. A stoic older man, Maata, tries to wire the room. Abdallah, a youth on his way to Europe, says good-bye to his mother. Nana looks back on the death of her daughter and her trip to Europe to inform the father. A girl takes singing lessons. Rooms have small windows, looking out onto foot traffic; transistor radios provide some link beyond. Huge ships anchor in the distance. The train comes through, stopping briefly. Offering a cigarette is a gesture of hospitality. Sand dunes and the ocean dominate the ... (more)
Release date: 15 January 2003
Tags: SnP (1), Sort (1), Spiritual Cinema (1), Cross-Cultural (1)
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