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Wolof/Arabic-language Drama. In Dakar, a cowherd (Magaye Niang) and a university student (Myriam Niang) want to make money and move to Paris, so they try various schemes.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, and vulgar expressions
  • Infrequent detailed depictions of weapons violence involving animals in the context of butchering - much blood and detail
  • Infrequent breast and buttock nudity in a non-sexual context - little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of smoking in a recreational context - little detail

Thematic elements

  • Class and privilege
  • Poverty and debt
  • Responses to neo-colonialism

Classification rationale

Rated PG for depictions of animal butchery

Classification date

October 02, 2020