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Faces of Women

1985

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  • The film divides into rural and urban halves (shot ten years apart), which Ecaré ties together with scenes of ritual music and dancing (less "authentic" than the folk sequences in Ababacar Samb's Jom, to which they've been compared: Ecaré's Africa is nothing if not a sociocultural hybrid). Naive and ragged by ordinary standards, but a lot of life breaks in where formalism breaks down.