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Impressive in its cultural setting and for the fact that it is the first feature-length film from a Guinea-Bissau director, Umban U'Kset, this drama about a young village boy has a lot of local color. Guinea-Bissau (the former Portuguese Guinea) is on the coast of west Africa just below Senegal, and it shares a tradition of masked dances found in many cultures across the continent. So when little N'Bedjo (Joao Bento) runs away to watch the masked dancers in the big Carnival in the capital of Bissau, the...more