A film by Ousmane SEMBENE

Senegal / 22'’ / status : completed

In Dakar, Senegal, a poor young cart driver is confronted by a rich customer in a residential district which prohibits this type of vehicle. A cop stops him, makes a complaint, and seizes the cart. Deprived of his livelihood, the poor fellow loses his sole claim to self-respect in an exploited community.


“a powerful piece of filmmaking.””

Chicago Sun-Times