Under the Starry Sky


French Title: Des étoiles
Genre: Drama
Director: Dyana Gaye
Cast: Ralph Amoussou, Mareme Demba Ly, Souleymane Seye N’Diaye
Length: 88 min
Country : France – Senegal
Release: Jan. 2014 – NY Premiere
Select Awards: 1 Nomination in Cannes (Cinéfondation – FFC 2015 Guest Dyana Gaye)
Turin, Dakar, New York. Sophie, Abdoulaye, Thierno. Three destinies crossing each other’s paths, echoing one another, delineating a constellation of exile. Sophie, 22 years old, leaves Dakar to join her husband Abdoulaye in Turin. However, Abdoulaye has left for New York, through a smuggler’s network. 19-year-old Thierno is traveling to Africa for the first time.
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A sensitive look at a very lively mosaic of cities, cultures and encounters
– Le Figaro