A young Malian country boy works as a baara, a porter in Bamako. One day he makes friends with a young engineer who takes him under his wing, helps him out of trouble with the police and finds him a job in the factory.

Technical details

Duration: 93 minutes
Nationality: Mali
Production year: 1978
Director: Souleymane Cissé
Screenplay: Souleymane Cissé
Director of Photography: Étienne Carton de Grammont, Abdoulaye Sidib
Editor: Andrée Davanture
Sound:Gérard Lamps
Cast : Balla Moussa Keita, Baba Niare