L' AFRANCE (2001)

Film details

Alternative titles

  • AS A MAN Alternative

Synopsis

A student from Senegal, El-Hadi Diop, studying in Paris finds that his residency permit runs out just six days prior to his exams. Jailed and then threatened with deportation, he refuses to marry his girlfriend merely for expediency's sake and instead takes a job on a building site to earn the money for a set of false papers.

Cast & Credits

Latest from the BFI

  • Latest from the BFI

    Latest news, features and opinion.

More information

Films, TV and people

  • Films, TV and people

    Film lists and highlights from BFI Player.

More information

Sight & Sound magazine

  • Sight & Sound magazine

    Reviews, interviews and features from the international film magazine.

More information

Back to the top