Le Damier (Congo: 1996)

Director

Balufu Bakupa-Kanyinda

Cast list

Dieudonné Kabongo ... Papa National (as Dieudonné Kabongo Hashila)
Yves Mba ... Le Champion
Pascal N'Zonzi ... Pascal Nzonzi
Jean LaCroix Kamba ... Sergeant-chef / Commissaire du Gouvernement
Djibril Nguemongwa ... Premier Sergeant
'Michou' Michel Tchibinda ... Caporal
Lilian Gomez ... Soldat
Luce Malekou ... Fille de Palais / Speakerine TV4
Geneviève Issembe ... Mama Nationale
Balufu Bakupa-Kanyinda ... Journaliste Television Nationale / Chauffeur de la Fille du Palais / Chauffeur du Chef de Garde
Bonga Bakissi ... Voix féminine radio (voice)

Synopsis

To fill a sleepless night, the President-for-life-founder, first citizen of "his" country, plays checkers with the man in the street known as champion in every category and that night he becomes the "Father of the Nation".

Reviews

"The Draughtsman Clash (1996)." The New York Times. The New York Times,  2010. Web. 8 Dec. 2014.