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So, wow. This film from the Ivory Coast (co-produced there, Senegal, France, and Canada) is astonishing. It's the 5th feature by director Philippe Lacote, but the first to cross my radar. And it won the "Amplify Voices Award" at TIFF this year, whatever that means. But, please, more people from A&F need to watch this, so we can talk about it. Easily one of my favorites from 2020, only an ending that feels anemic compared to everything else that came before keeps me from giving this 5 out of 5 stars. But it's transporting in a way that the best cinema from far-flung parts of the w