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The African Doctor (2016)

Bienvenue à Marly-Gomont (original title)
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The story of Seyolo Zantoko, who as a freshly graduated doctor of Congolese descent in France, struggled with his family to integrate in a small rural village, and ended up being considered as one of the most respected doctors in the area.

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Julien Rambaldi

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Benoît Graffin (adaptation), Benoît Graffin (dialogue) | 7 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Marc Zinga ... Seyolo Zantoko
Aïssa Maïga ... Anne Zantoko
Bayron Lebli Bayron Lebli ... Kamini Zantoko
Médina Diarra Médina Diarra ... Sivi
Rufus ... Jean
Jonathan Lambert ... Lavigne
Jean-Benoît Ugeux ... Le maire
Stéphane Bissot ... Madame Quinquin
Marie-Philomène Nga Marie-Philomène Nga ... Tantine Baheta
Mata Gabin Mata Gabin ... Mado
Diogène Ntarindwa Diogène Ntarindwa ... Luzakueno
Jean Bediebe Jean Bediebe ... Tonton Baheta
Narcisse Mame Narcisse Mame ... Jack
Sylvestre Amoussou Sylvestre Amoussou ... Tonton Beki
Frédérick Bukolé Frédérick Bukolé ... Tonton GPFM
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The story of Seyolo Zantoko, who as a freshly graduated doctor of Congolese descent in France, struggled with his family to integrate in a small rural village, and ended up being considered as one of the most respected doctors in the area.

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Trivia

Makes reference to a song by French rapper Kamini called "Marly-Gomont". In fact, the son of the African doctor is called Kamini. See more »

Connections

References The Man Who Came from Elsewhere (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Noël Blanc
Performed by Eddy Mitchell(adaptation française de "White Christmas")
Lyrics written by Irving Berlin
© Irving Berling Music Corp.
Courtesy of Universal Music Publishing
(P) 1982 Polydor (France)
By Permission of /Avec l'autorisation d'Universal Music Vision
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Brilliant satire about race, culture and living as an immigrant within a different society!
23 November 2017 | by anelia_kolevaSee all my reviews

Absolutely loved this charming and light-hearted satire!

A lovely family friendly perspective on race and living as an immigrant in an unwelcoming community. The daily challenges that the main characters face make for a touching tale that will make you laugh and cry.

As an expat myself, I can definitely relate on a personal level with the incredibly truthful way this film portrays the challenges of trying to immerse within a new and very different society.


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Country:

France

Language:

French | Lingala

Release Date:

8 June 2016 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Ein Dorf sieht schwarz See more »

Filming Locations:

Steenkerque, Belgium See more »

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$4,401,654
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2.35 : 1
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