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Clando

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Time Out says

After an enigmatic opening, this political/psychological drama turns into an arresting portrait of a life thrown into turmoil by the pernicious actions of corrupt authorities. After computer programmer Anatole (Fodouop) is arrested and tortured for helping an anti-government group print leaflets, he becomes impotent both sexually and socially, reduced to working illegally as an unlicensed cab-driver (clando); in an attempt to improve his lot, he leaves Cameroon for Cologne, where the life of an exile is a little easier. Occasionally slow and rather clumsily acted, the film nevertheless offers insights into questions of freedom, activism, apathy and responsibility, and as a bonus features a marvellously seductive jazz blues score.
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Release Details

  • Duration:98 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Jean Marie Téno
  • Screenwriter:Jean Marie Téno
  • Cast:
    • Henriette Fenda
    • Paulin Fodouop
    • Guillaume Nana
    • Joseph Momo
    • Caroline Redl
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