Sugar Cane Alley

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In the French colony of Martinique in the 1930s, rambunctious teenager Jose (Garry Cadenat) lives in a rundown shack in a small farm village with his doting grandmother, M'Man Tine (Darling Legitimus). While studying diligently at the local school, Jose also learns at the side of wise village elder Medouze (Douta Seck), who tells him first-hand of the lives of African slaves. When Jose wins a scholarship to a prestigious high school in the capital, he brings the wisdom of the village with him.

Cast & Crew

Euzhan Palcy
Writer (Screenplay)
Joseph Zobel
Writer (Screenplay)
Michel Loulergue
Producer
Jean-Luc Ormières
Producer
Alix Régis
Producer
Groupe Malavoi
Music
Dominique Chapuis
Cinematographer
Marie-Josèphe Yoyotte
Film Editor
Hoang Thanh At
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Critic Reviews for Sugar Cane Alley (Rue Cases Negres)

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Audience Reviews for Sugar Cane Alley (Rue Cases Negres)

  • Nov 29, 2006
    A well made story about a bright boy living within the population of sugar cane workers. The acting from the boy is very good and he carries the movie. The other cast members, in particularly the old man, also give good performances. A good movie that is together sad and uplifting.
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