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Baara (Work)

  • 1978
  • Mali
  • 90 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Souleymane Cissé
  • Cast: Omou Diarra, Balla Moussa Keita, Bubukar Keita

Directly confronting the conditions of workers in the city, Malian director Cissé chronicles a young man who has left the countryside to work in a textiles factory. Striking up a friendship with the factory's manager, the protagonist witnesses the struggle he faces to both once satisfy the needs of the factory's owner, and the much-abused workers he oversees.

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