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“THE FIGHT”  Feature film in development

Directed/Written by Alassane Sy.

Produced by Sophie Neave & Abdoulaye Ka

Set in Dakar, Senegal

Language: French, Wolof

Selected for SODEC Atelier Nord, participated in Le Groupe Ouest Script Lab 2019, and awarded Medienbord Berlin – Brandenberg Residency Prize 2019


A young Senegalese wrestler struggling to make a life for himself and a young mother facing difficult decisions after the sudden death of her husband are thrown together when their lives take an unexpected dramatic turn. Set in the spectacular world of Senegalese wrestling, this is a compelling, thrilling, moving story about two people who are forced to fight.

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