Along the Atlantic coast, a soon-to-be-inaugurated futuristic tower looms over a suburb of Dakar. Ada, 17, is in love with Souleiman, a young construction worker. But she has been promised to another man. One night, Souleiman and his co-workers leave the country by sea, in hope of a better future. Several days later, a fire ruins Ada’s wedding and a mysterious fever starts to spread. Little does Ada know that Souleiman has returned

Along the Atlantic coast, a soon-to-be-inaugurated futuristic tower looms over a suburb of Dakar. Ada, 17, is in love with Souleiman, a young construction worker. But she has been promised to another man. One night, Souleiman and his co-workers leave the country by sea, in hope of a better future. Several days later, a fire ruins Ada’s wedding and a mysterious fever starts to spread. Little does Ada know that Souleiman has returned

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Awards

Camerimage
NOMINATED
| BEST DIRECTORIAL DEBUT | Mati Diop
Cannes Film Festival
WINNER
| GRAND PRIZE OF THE JURY | Mati Diop
NOMINATED
| GOLDEN CAMERA | Mati Diop
NOMINATED
| PALME D'OR | Mati Diop
National Board of Review
WINNER
| TOP FIVE FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILMS
Cinema Eye Honors Awards
NOMINATED
| HETERODOX AWARD | Mati Diop
Denver International Film Festival
NOMINATED
| KRZYSZTOF KIESLOWSKI AWARD BEST FEATURE FILM | Mati Diop
European Film Awards
NOMINATED
| EUROPEAN DISCOVERY | Mati Diop
Ghent International Film Festival
NOMINATED
| GRAND PRIX BEST FILM | Mati Diop
Hamptons International Film Festival
WINNER
| GOLDEN STARFISH AWARD - HONORABLE MENTION NARRATIVE FEATURE | Mame Bineta Sane
NOMINATED
| GOLDEN STARFISH AWARD NARRATIVE FEATURE | Mati Diop
London Film Festival
WINNER
| SUTHERLAND AWARD FIRST FEATURE COMPETITION | Mati Diop
Mumbai Film Festival
NOMINATED
| INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION GOLDEN GATEWAY AWARD | Mati Diop
New York Film Critics Circle
WINNER
| BEST FIRST FILM
Pingyao International Film Festival
NOMINATED
| PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD BEST OF FEST - BEST FILM | Mati Diop
San Sebastián International Film Festival
NOMINATED
| ZABALTEGI-TABAKALERA PRIZE | Mati Diop
Stockholm Film Festival
NOMINATED
| IMPACT AWARD | Mati Diop