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Faat-Kine

  • Release Date: Feb 11, 2001
  • Rated:
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 30 min.
  • Genres: Drama
  • Director:Ousmane Sembene

Synopsis

Senegalese filmmaker Ousmane Sembene made Faat-Kine at the ripe age of 78, nearly a decade removed from his previous release, 1992's Guelwaar. A cheerful movie of simple pleasures, Faat-Kine stars Venus Seye as the movie's eponymous heroine. Kine (pronounced KEE-neh) is the successful manager of a gasoline station in Dakar, and an unmarried mother of two, each the product of a failed relationship with a delinquent father. Independent, well-to-do, and equable, Kine flits between the demands of her job...more

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5.0

81 out of 100 Metascore®

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