Sambizanga (1973)





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This movie tells the story of the unwitting martyrdom of a simple truck driver who is picked up by the police on suspicion of being a revolutionary. This French/African film also shows the activities of the Angolan revolution in the Congo, and it was filmed in Brazzaville in 1972-73, in the midst of the actual revolution there. An unidentified African nation or nations picked up part of the tab for this production. ~ Clarke Fountain, Rovi

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Art House & International, Drama
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Written By: Claude Agostini

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Let's hope that this impressive new director makes many sequels to her first feature film.

Full Review… | April 4, 2011
New York Times
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