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Atlantics (2019)

TV-14 | 1h 46min | 7/10 | #Fantasy #Drama #Mystery

Parental Rating: TV-14 (Parents Strongly Cautioned This program contains some material that many parents would find unsuitable for children under 14 years of age.)


STORYLINE:

"Atlantics" is a supernatural romantic drama set in Dakar, Senegal. The film follows the journey of Ada, a young woman whose true love, Souleiman, goes missing at sea. As she grapples with his loss and her impending marriage to a wealthier man, Omar, a series of unexplained events unfold, blending reality with the supernatural.


STAFF REVIEW:

Critics have praised "Atlantics" for its haunting quality, emotional depth, and innovative storytelling. The film is noted for its blend of fantasy and drama, offering a fresh perspective on migration and its impact on those left behind. The cinematography captures the essence of Dakar, with the sea playing a crucial role in the narrative. The film's blend of Muslim mysticism, French folklore, and a gripping score by Fatima Al Qadiri makes it a standout piece of cinema.


CREDITS:

Director: Mati Diop

Writers:

- Mati Diop

- Olivier Demangel

Starring:

- Mame Bineta Sane (Ada)

- Ibrahima Traore (Souleimane)

- Aminata Kane (Fanta)

- Fatou Sougou (Dior)

- Amadou Mbow (Issa)

Produced by:

- Rémi Burah

- Judith Lou Lévy

- Eve Robin

Production Companies :

- Les Films du Bal

- Cinekap

- Frakas Productions

- Arte France Cinéma

- Canal+

Cinematography: Claire Mathon

Edited by: Aël Dallier Vega

Music by: Fatima Al Qadiri

Production Companies: Various International Co-producers

Distributed by: Netflix

Release Date: November 15, 2019

Country: Senegal

Languages:

- French

- Wolof

Budget: Not Disclosed

Box Office: Not Disclosed


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