Borom Sarret


The day of a small transporter who carries clients and goods in a cart pulled by a horse. While being required to make a delivery in the upscale neighborhoods of Dakar, his cart is confiscated by a police officer. He returns home without any money.


Abdoulaye Ly (The cart driver)

  • Directing / Screenplay

    Sembene Ousmane

  • Assistant director

    Ibrahima Barro

  • Photography

    Christian Lacoste

  • Editor

    André Gaudier

  • Production companies

    Filmi Domirev, Les Actualités Françaises

  • Technical information

    20 minutes - 1.33 - 35mm - Noir et Blanc - Mono

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