Atlantics

Atlantics

Creator

Mati Diop

Synopsis

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 hopes 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.

Winner of the “Grand Prix Award” at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival.

Angénieux Lenses Used

Angénieux Optimo zooms