Faat Kiné (1999)

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  • Faat-Kiné Original Wolof
  • Fat Kiné Working Wolof


Fatou Ndiaye Diop is a single mother who has struggled to bring up her two children on her own whilst managing a petrol station. When they pass the baccalaureat examination on New Year's day 1998, she is overjoyed. She remembers her own failed ambitions of becoming a lawyer when, on the eve of her own examination, she discovered that she was pregnant, with the resulting humiliations and hardships of having to manage on her own.

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