Le Complot d’Aristote (Cameroon: 1996)


Jean-Pierre Bekolo

Cast list

Ken Gampu as Policeman
Albee Lesotho as Essomba Touneur
Anthony Levendale as Bruce Lee
Seuputla Sebogodi as Cinema


Writer: Jean-Pierre Bekolo


Filmmaker Essomba Tourneur is driven to his home country from Europe, where he discovers that his hometown's movie theater is taken over by a gang of thugs led by Cinema, a man who constantly watches American films.  Essomba attempts to take back the theater to play African films, renaming it "Heritage Cinema."


MHI, "Aristotle's Plot"Timeout (online blog)

Academic articles:

Langford, Rachael Elizabeth 2013. Re-reading migrancy in film history, form and genre: Bekolo’s Le Complot d’Aristote/Aristotle’s Plot (1996) and Kouyaté’s Ouaga Saga (2004). Transnational Cinemas 4 (1) , pp. 89-108. 10.1386/trac.4.1.89_1

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