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"Wickedly funny, black humor film based on Jim Thompson's noir novel, Pop. 1280. Cinematic licence sets the film in 1940s Senegal, a French colony. A post-colonial reading of the novel. Very well done. Worth watching if you enjoy absurdist comedy l..."
"For my money, this is one of French director Bertrand Tavernier's best and most imaginative films, based on a Jim Thompson novel and filmed entirely in Senegal - transported there from the American South. A 2-hour film, shot in muted colors and to..."