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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Best Picture
Judith Lou Lévy, Eve Robin, Oumar Sall, Cassandre Warnauts, Jean-Yves Roubin
Best International Feature Film
Senegal
Director: Mati Diop
Best Director
Mati Diop
Best Original Screenplay
Mati Diop, Olivier Demangel
Best Actor
Amadou Mbow
Best Actress
Mama Sane
Best Supporting Actor
Ibrahima Mbaye
Ibrahima Traoré
Best Supporting Actress
Nicole Sougou
Amina Kane
Mariama Gassama
Best Cinematography
Claire Mathon
Best Production Design
Toma Baqueni, Oumar Sall
Best Film Editing
Ael Dallier Vega
Best Costume Design
Rachèle Raoult
Best Visual Effects
Michel Denis, Alain Carsoux
Best Sound Mixing
Re-Recording Mixer
Emmanuel de Boissieu
Best Sound Editing
Supervising Sound Editor
Benoit De Clerck
Best Original Score
Fatima Al Qadiri
Best Original Song
Best Original Musical

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Awards

DGA Awards
NOMINATED
| OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT OF A FIRST-TIME FEATURE FILM DIRECTOR
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
Critics' Choice Awards
NOMINATED
| BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
National Board of Review
WINNER
| TOP FIVE FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILMS
African-American Film Critics Association
WINNER
| 10 BEST FILMS OF 2019
Alliance of Women Film Journalists EDA Awards
NOMINATED
| BEST NON-ENGLISH-LANGUAGE FILM
NOMINATED
| EDA FEMALE FOCUS AWARDS - OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT BY A WOMAN IN THE FILM INDUSTRY | Claire Mathon for Cinematography
Austin Film Critics Association
NOMINATED
| BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
NOMINATED
| BEST FIRST FILM | Mati Diop
Black Reel Nominations
NOMINATED
| OUTSTANDING DIRECTOR | MATI DIOP
NOMINATED
| OUTSTANDING INTERNATIONAL FILM | Senegal
NOMINATED
| OUTSTANDING EMERGING DIRECTOR | MATI DIOP
NOMINATED
| OUTSTANDING BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE, FEMALE | MAME BINETA SANE
NOMINATED
| OUTSTANDING FIRST SCREENPLAY | Mati Diop & Olivier Demangel
CHICAGO FILM CRITICS
NOMINATED
| MILOS STEHLIK BREAKTHROUGH FILMMAKER AWARD | Mati Diop
Cinema Eye Honors Awards
NOMINATED
| HETERODOX AWARD | Mati Diop
Columbus Film Critics Association Nominations
NOMINATED
| BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
Denver International Film Festival
NOMINATED
| KRZYSZTOF KIESLOWSKI AWARD BEST FEATURE FILM | Mati Diop
Dorian Awards
NOMINATED
| FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM OF THE YEAR
European Film Awards
WINNER
| 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
Greater Western New York Film Critics Association
NOMINATED
| BREAKTHROUGH DIRECTOR | Mati Diop
Guild of Music Supervisors Awards
NOMINATED
| BEST MUSIC SUPERVISION FOR FILM: BUDGETED UNDER 5 MILLION DOLLARS | Steve Bouyer, Pascal Mayer
Hamptons International Film Festival
NOMINATED
| GOLDEN STARFISH AWARD NARRATIVE FEATURE | Mati Diop
Hawaii Film Critics Society
NOMINATED
| BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
Houston Film Critics Society
NOMINATED
| BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
International Press Academy Satellite Awards
NOMINATED
| MOTION PICTURE, INTERNATIONAL | Senegal
London Film Festival
WINNER
| SUTHERLAND AWARD FIRST FEATURE COMPETITION | Mati Diop
Motion Picture Sound Editors
NOMINATED
| FEATURE – FOREIGN LANGUAGE | Supervising Sound Editor: Benoit de Clerck; Dialogue Editor: Claude Gillet; Foley Editor: Thomas Ferrando; Foley Artists: Bertrand Boudaud
Mumbai Film Festival
NOMINATED
| INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION GOLDEN GATEWAY AWARD | Mati Diop
Music City Film Critics Association
NOMINATED
| BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
NAACP Image Awards
NOMINATED
| OUTSTANDING DIRECTING IN A MOTION PICTURE | Mati Diop
New York Film Critics Circle
WINNER
| BEST FIRST FILM
North Carolina Film Critics Association Nominations
NOMINATED
| BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
Oscar Shortlist
NOMINATED
| INTERNATIONAL FEATURE FILM | Senegal
Pingyao International Film Festival
NOMINATED
| PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD BEST OF FEST - BEST FILM | Mati Diop
Online Film Critics Society Nominations
NOMINATED
| BEST DEBUT FEATURE | Mati Diop
NOMINATED
| BEST FILM NOT IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE
San Sebastián International Film Festival
NOMINATED
| ZABALTEGI-TABAKALERA PRIZE | Mati Diop
Stockholm Film Festival
NOMINATED
| IMPACT AWARD | Mati Diop
Washington DC Area Film Critics Association
NOMINATED
| BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM