JCC 2022



Alain Gomis - Sénégal


Today is the last day of his life. He knows this to be true even though he is strong and healthy. Nonetheless Satché accepts his imminent death. Walking through the streets of his home town in Senegal he takes in the sites of his past as if he were looking at them for the last time: his parents’ house, his first love, the friends of his youth, his wife and children

Film details

Type : Narrative Feature Films
Duration : 86 min
Year of production : 2011
Country : Sénégal
Casting : Saul Williams, Aïssa Maïga, Djolof Mbengue, Thierno Ndiaye Doss, Anisia Uzeyman, Leyti Fall
Screenwriter : Alain Gomis, Djolof Mbengue
Cinematography : Christelle Fournier
Editor : Fabrice Rouaud
Director : Alain Gomis

Alain Gomis

Born on March 6, 1972, in Paris, Alain Gomis is a Franco-Senegalese screenwriter and director. After studying art history and earning a master's degree in film studies, he produced documentaries about young people from immigrant backgrounds. He later directed short films, including "Tourbillons" in 1999, which was showcased in Clermont-Ferrand, New York, and Namur. In 2001, Alain Gomis directed his first feature film, "L'Afrance."