Guelwaar (1992)

A Catholic and a Muslim die the same day. Islamic villagers claim the body of the Muslim and bury him. But they got the Catholic’s body. He was a dissident, probably for arguing against accepting foreign. Based on a true story, a drama about African religion and African pride.

Director: Ousmane Sembene.
Stars: Abou Camara, Mame Ndoumbé Diop, Ndiawar Diop, Lamine Mane, Thierno Ndiaye Doss, Marie Augustine Diatta, Babacar Mbaye, Belle Mbaye, Papa Momar Mbaye, Myriam Niang, Omar Seck, Joseph Baloma Sane, Coly Mbaye, Moustapha Diop, Samba Wane,

1992 Venice Film Festival – Nominated for the Golden Lion.


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  1. kay
    June 19, 2019

    Holy shit. I was just looking for this the other day! thank you!

  2. Michael
    October 7, 2019

    Many many thanks for this great film from Sembene.

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