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Fontaine, Robert 1924-1973

Overview
Works: 13 works in 43 publications in 5 languages and 886 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Short films  History  Internet videos  War films  Military history  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4375
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Most widely held works by Robert Fontaine
Black girl( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in French and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In La noire de ..., Senegalese maid goes to the Riviera with her employers and gains a new perspective on what it means to be African outside of Africa. A story of exile and despair
La noire de ... = Black girl by Ousmane Sembène( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ousmane Sembène ... made his feature debut in 1966 with the brilliant and stirring Black Girl. Sembène, who was also an acclaimed novelist in his native Senegal, transforms a deceptively simple plot--about a young Senegalese woman who moves to France to work for a wealthy white family and finds that life in their small apartment becomes a prison, both figuratively and literally--into a complexly layered critique of the lingering colonialist mind-set of a supposedly postcolonial world"--Container
Emitaï by Ousmane Sembène( Visual )

14 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As World War II is going on in Europe, a conflict arises between the French and the Diola-speaking tribe of Africa, prompting the village women to organize their men
La noire de--( Visual )

7 editions published between 1965 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells of a Senegalese woman who is eager to find a better life abroad, and how this hope turns to disillusionment and finally despair after taking a job as a servant for a Parisian family
Black girl ; Borom Sarret( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in French and English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Double bill of African dramas written and directed by Ousmane Sembene. 'Black Girl' (1966) follows Sengalese woman Diouana (Mbissine Diop) as she travels to France in search of a better life. But as she starts work as a maid in the south of the country, the reality of her new life leads to her feeling disillusioned, isolated and without a way out. The short 'Sarret' (1969) follows a day in the life of a poor horse cart driver (Ly Abdoulay) in Dakar. After he is requested to take one of his customers to a wealthy, white neighbourhood, the cart driver finds his livelihood at the mercy of the law
Black girl by Ousmane Sembène( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La noire de-- Black girl( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Borom sarret = The wagoner( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cart-taxi driver goes to the city of Dakar to earn a living. Working for free out of sympathy for other poverty-stricken people, and taken advantage of by a dishonest city-dweller, he loses first his money and then his cart
La noire de--( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a Senegalese cart driver and his horse (2nd film)
La Noire de... ; (suivi de) Borom Sarret by Ousmane Sembène( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Une jeune bonne sénégalaise suit ses patrons français retournant dans leur pays, à Antibes. Le plaisir de la découverte de ce nouveau monde se transforme vite en déconvenue profonde. Isolement, mépris des patrons, racisme ambiant, tâches ménagères incessantes... la poussent au suicide
Emitaÿ( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in Niger-Kordofanian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1942, during the Second World War in the village of Casamance in Senegal, the men have been sent to fight for France on the French-German front in Europe. The colonial army wishes to seize the village's rice to send to the troops, but the women responsible for growing the rice decide to hide it
Black girl ; Borom sarret by Ousmane Sembène( Visual )

in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Borom sarret: Chronique d'une journée dans la vie d'un conducteur de charrette de Dakar
Emitaï( )

1 edition published in 1971 in Dyula and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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