Camp De Thiaroye

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Writer/directors Ousmane Sembene and Thiermo Faty Sow based Camp de Thiaroye on their own experiences. During the French/Algerian war, a group of black soldiers fight on the side of France. But when hostilities cease, they are detained by their own government in the titular prison camp before being sent home. While incarcerated, they begin to wonder if their cause -- actually their country's cause -- is truly worth it. Camp de Thiaroye was jointly financed by sources from ...
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Overview

Writer/directors Ousmane Sembene and Thiermo Faty Sow based Camp de Thiaroye on their own experiences. During the French/Algerian war, a group of black soldiers fight on the side of France. But when hostilities cease, they are detained by their own government in the titular prison camp before being sent home. While incarcerated, they begin to wonder if their cause -- actually their country's cause -- is truly worth it. Camp de Thiaroye was jointly financed by sources from Senegal, Algeria and Tunisia.
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Special Features

Interview with Danny Glover; Enhanced for 16x9 tvs; Optional English subtitles; Scene selections
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/11/2008
  • UPC: 717119015848
  • Original Release: 1988
  • Source: New Yorker Video
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: Français
  • Time: 2:32:00
  • Format: DVD

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Ibrahima Sane Aloise Diatta
Sijiri Bakaba Pays
Jean-Daniel Simon Capt. Raymond
Gustave Sorgho
Gabriel Zahon
Casimir Zoba
Mohamed Camara
Pierre Orma
Ismaila Cisse
Ababacar Sy Cisse
Moussa Cissoko
Eloi Coly
Ismaila Lo
Technical Credits
Ousmane Sembene Director, Screenwriter
Thiermo Faty Sow Director, Screenwriter
Kahena Attia Editor
Ismai Lakdhar Hamina Cinematographer
Ismaila Lo Score Composer
Kahna Attia Riveille Editor
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Camp De Thiaroye
1. Long Live Victory! [5:45]
2. Standing Tall [6:10]
3. A Bit Cracked [6:26]
4. My Wife and Daughter [2:38]
5. We're Not Pigs [9:23]
6. Coq Hardi [5:21]
7. A Trafficker or a Thief [1:20]
8. That's Facism! [4:27]
9. Ace Tailor [4:51]
10. I'm an American Soldier [14:51]
11. One and the Same [4:16]
12. A Pleasant Crossing [2:08]
13. My Apologies [4:35]
14. Change of Uniform [8:59]
15. Your Family in France? [4:28]
16. Ruins of My Villlage [5:11]
17. The Rate [17:40]
18. To Justify This Money [4:25]
19. We Keep Him! [4:48]
20. We Are All Men [4:11]
21. Celebration [10:58]
22. The Germans Are Coming [5:39]
23. Your Orders [8:42]
24. End Montage [2:44]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Camp De Thiaroye
   Play Feature
   Interview
   Subtitles
      English On
      English Off
   Scenes
   New Yorker Films
      Bamako - Play Trailer
      Moolaadé - Play Trailer
      Cape of Good Hope - Play Trailer
      Abc Africa - Play Trailer
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