Black Dju (1997)

Genres - Comedy Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Road Movie  |   Run Time - 80 min.  |   Countries - Belgium, Luxembourg, Portugal  |  
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This standard slice-of-life drama is about Dju Dibonga (Richard Courcet), a young man who leaves his home on Cabo Verde, an island of Portuguese dependency off the coast of Africa, to go to Luxembourg and search for his father. Far from his home village and unfamiliar with the large city, the young black man forms an unlikely friendship with a down-and-out white policeman whose only consolation in life is found at the bottom of a bottle. Their developing companionship forms the main focus of this movie directed by Pol Cruchten.

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family-member, father, friendship, odd-friendship, police, rescue, search