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Allah Tantou, a la grace de Dieu = Allah Tantou, God's will be done

Author: David Achkar; Archibald Films.; California Newsreel (Firm)
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : California Newsreel, 1991.
Series: Library of African cinema (Videocassette)
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : FrenchView all editions and formats
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Through home movies, old newsreels, letters and fictional reconstruction of imprisonment, this film examines the life of the filmmaker's father, a diplomat under the Sekou Toure regime, who later disappeared into the Guinean gulag. Film reevaluates the turbulent decade of African independence and discusses its relevance to the new political order on the continent.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Foreign language films
Biography
Named Person: Marof Achkar; Marof Achkar
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Achkar; Archibald Films.; California Newsreel (Firm)
OCLC Number: 27722547
Language Note: In French and Soussou with English subtitles.
Credits: Director of photography, Anne Mustelier ; editor, Anne Guerin-Castell ; music, François Corea, Lumumba Marouf Achkar.
Cast: Michel Montanary.
Description: 1 videocassette (62 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Library of African cinema (Videocassette)
Other Titles: Allah Tantou, God's will be done
Allah Tantou
Grace de Dieu
God's will be done
Responsibility: Archibald Films et David Achkar présenté ; un film écrit et réalisé par David Achkar.

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Through home movies, old newsreels, letters and fictional reconstruction of imprisonment, this film examines the life of the filmmaker's father, a diplomat under the Sekou Toure regime, who later disappeared into the Guinean gulag. Film reevaluates the turbulent decade of African independence and discusses its relevance to the new political order on the continent.

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