The Draughtsmen Clash (1996)

01/01/1996 (CD) Drama 40m
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This film tells the story of the president of a fictitious African nation who spends a sleepless night playing checkers with a pot-smoking vagabond who claims to be the all-round champion. However, the rules of the game entail the opponents howling vulgar and foul obscenities at one another. The champion proceeds to insult, and trounce, the President. His reward, and his fate, will not surprise anyone.

  1. Balufu Bakupa-Kanyinda

    Director, Writer

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  1. Dieudonné Kabongo

    Dieudonné Kabongo

    Papa National

  2. Yves Mba

    Le Champion

  3. Jean LaCroix Kamba

    Sergeant-chef / Commissaire du Gouvernement

  4. Djibril Nguemongwa

    Premier Sergeant

  5. 'Michou' Michel Tchibinda


  6. Lilian Gomez


  7. Luce Malekou

    Fille de Palais / Speakerine TV4

  8. Geneviève Issembe

    Mama Nationale

  9. Balufu Bakupa-Kanyinda

    Journaliste Television Nationale / Chauffeur de la Fille du Palais / Chauffeur du Chef de Garde

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The Draughtsmen Clash

Original Title Le damier

Status Released

Original Language French

Budget -

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