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The Pirogue (2012)

12 10/17/2012 (FR) Drama 1h 27m

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Baye Laye is the captain of a fishing pirogue. Like many of his Senegalese compatriots, he sometimes dreams of new horizons, where he can earn a better living for his family. When he is offered to lead one of the many pirogues that head towards Europe via the Canary Island, he reluctantly accepts the job, knowing full-well the dangers that lie ahead. Leading a group of 30 men who don't all speak the same language, some of whom have never seen the sea, Baye Laye will confront many perils in order to reach the distant coasts of Europe.

  1. Moussa Touré

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  2. Abasse Ndione

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The Pirogue

Original Title La Pirogue

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Original Language French

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