The Grand Bazaar (Le Grand Bazar) (Mozambique: 2006)

Director

Licinio Azevedo

Cast list

Edmundo Mondlane

Chano Orlando

Chico Antonio

Paito Tcheco

Manuel Adamo

Manuel Mawelele

Bento Castigo

Orlando Mesquita

Karl De Sousa

Gabriel Mondlane

Credits

Production : Ebano Multimedia
Distributeur : Marfilmes

Synopsis

Two boys with from different walks of life in Mozambique meet in an African market. One is looking for a job in order to regain stolen money from his family and return home. The other boy is willing to go to extreme measure in order to avoid having to go back with his family. The two become friends and forge an unlikely relationship. Azevedo attempts to map out Mozambique and portray the social structure of this broken nation through these boys and their stories.

Reviews

“The Great Bazaar”, Biffo

https://mubi.com/films/the-grand-bazaar

"Le Grand Bazar", Court Circuit

http://www.arte.tv/fr/le-grand-bazar/1359384,CmC=1359376.html

Academic Writing on Film

Speciale, Alessandra. 17. Festival Cinema Africano, D’Asia E America Latina: 19-25 Marzo 2007. Milano: COE-Comunicazione & Media, 2007. Print.

Ouédraogo, Jean. Figuration Et Mémoire Dans Les Cinémas Africains. Paris: Harmattan, 2010. Print.