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Title Xala / Filmi Domireew et Société nationale cinématographique présentent ; directeur de production, Paulin Soumanou Vieyra ; écrit et réalisé par Sembene Ousmane.
Imprint New York, NY : New Yorker Films, [2005, c1974]
©2005, c1974

Subject Sembène, Ousmane, 1923-2007. -- Film adaptations.
Elite (Social sciences) -- Africa -- Drama.
Blessing and cursing -- Africa -- Drama.
Polygamy -- Africa -- Drama.
Impotence -- Africa -- Drama.
Feature films -- Senegal.
Motion pictures -- Senegal.
Feature films.
Africa -- Politics and government -- 1960- -- Drama.
Alt Name Sembène, Ousmane, 1923-2007.
Vieyra, Paulin Soumanou.
Leye, Thierno.
Samb, Seune.
Seye, Younouss.
Sembène, Ousmane, 1923-2007. Xala.
Films Domirev (Firm)
Société nationale cinématographique.
New Yorker Films.
Uniform Title Xala (Motion picture)
Add Title Curse
Description 1 videodisc (123 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Note French and Wolof dialogue with English subtitles.
System Details DVD.
Cast Thierno Leye, Seune Samb, Younouss Seye, Miriam Niang, Fatim Diagne, Moustapha Touré.
Credits Photography, Georges Caristan ... [et al.] ; editor, Florence Eymon ; music, Samba Diabara Samb.
Note Inspired by the novel by Sembène Ousmane.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1974.
DVD special features: scene selections.
Summary In a fictional African country, a rich, self-made businessman and member of the post-colonial ruling elite takes on a third wife to show the world his wealth, only to be stricken by a curse resulting in impotency. His efforts at getting cured lead to disasterous yet comical results.
ISBN 1567304087 : $29.95
ISBN/ISSN 717119180546
Publisher # DVD 18005 New Yorker Video
OCLC # 60693101

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