Camp de Thiaroye (1988)


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.

Director: Ousmane Sembene & Thierno Faty Sow.
Stars: Sidiki Bakaba, Hamed Camara, Philippe Chamelat, Ismaila Cissé, Moussa Cissoko, Eloi Coly, Innocence Coly, Ababacar Sy Cissé, Camara Med Dansogho, Ismaël Lô, Pierre Londiche, El Hadg Ndiaye, Thierno Ndiaye Doss, Oumarou Neino, Pierre Orma, Daniel Odimbossoukou.


How would you rate this movie?

Click on a star to rate it!

One Comment

  1. Michael
    May 13, 2018

    any film from Ousmane Sembene is worth watching and Camp de Thiaroye is no exception. Excellent film

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *