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Rebel Griot: The Films of Djibril Diop Mambety: Hyenas

Not rated, 113 min. Directed by Djibril Diop Mambéty., Starring Ami Diakhate and Mansour Diouf.

Mambéty transfers Friedrich Dürrenmatt's tragi-comic play The Visit from Switzerland to Senegal. An economically depressed village hopes that a rich, new resident, who in her youth was a town beauty, will share her wealth. But first she wishes to correct an injustice that long ago branded her the town pariah.
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