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MALLÉ EN SON EXIL

Documentary | France | 2017 | 105 min | French
(English Subtitles)
Director:  Denis Gheerbrant
With:  Mallé Doucara
Immigrants Story: Mali

Mallé, a man like so many others, cleans our offices, takes out our garbage, and lives in a hostel. Mallé, a Soninké nobleman from a small village in Mali, explores his world with the filmmaker : the world he brought to France with him, the world that structures him. Five years in the life of an exile, towards another way of thinking.

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Awards:

  • Traces de vie de Clermont-Ferrand - Diversity Award (France, 2019)

Selections:

  • Festival international Jean Rouch (Paris, 2019)

  • Rencontres Cinéma de Gindou (France, 2019)

  • Festival Filmer le travail (Poitiers, France, 2019)

Film Reviews:

 A rare document on the daily life of an immigrant.

– Le Monde (translated from French)

 

Driven by respect for others as well as for oneself, this modest and rigorous portrait is a model of direct cinema.

– Télérama (translated from French)