Toubab Bi

Director: Moussa Touré
Countries: Senegal / France
Year: 1991
Running Time: 100 min.
Language: French

Toubab Bi

In Toubab Bi, Soriba Samb leaves Senegal for the first time to travel to Paris where he discovers not only a new world, but also an old friend who has lost his soul there. The little knowledge Soriba Samb has of France and its people does not prepare him for life in a transient hotel, amid the cold idiosyncrasies of a foreign land. Candidly autobiographical, Toubab Bi combines humor, charm and acute observation in its powerful vision of African identity in a European melting pot.