A Trip to the Country (Cameroon: 2000)

Director

Jean-Marie Teno

Credits

Producer: Jean-Marie Teno

Synopsis

A Trip to the Country is a voyage in search of the illusion of modernity, which haunts Cameroonian society; a kind of "tropical modernity" which can be summarized as follows: Everything from Europe is modern, while all things local are archaic and must be discarded.

Reviews

Eddie Cockrell, Review: 'A Trip to the Country', Variety (magazine)

Academic Articles:

“AGAINST ALL ODDS, AFRICANS TELL THEIR STORIES ON FILM.” The Toronto Star. (August 25, 2000 , Friday, Edition 1 ): 727 words. LexisNexis Academic. Web. Date Accessed: 2014/05/08.