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Fritz Baumann

Anansi

Edition 2002
80' - 2002 - Drama - Dialogue: German, Spanish
Director: Fritz Baumann Composer: Roman Bunka With: George Quaye, Naomie Harris, Jimmy Akingbola
From Ghana to a deserted coast - from Morocco to Spain - out of sheer desperation, a group of West Africans dare the perilous journey to Germany. But their path to the promised land of satellite dishes and a better life is strewn with obstacles.
In West Africa, the name "Anansi" means spider - a well-loved trickster. In numerous fables, this ancient mythical character successfully uses his charms and wits to turn utterly hopeless situations to his advantage. It embodies the survival strategies of a people who secure a future for themselves in spite of the most repulsive conditions. Anansi is an odyssey full of wonders and sacrifices, African mystic and a love that surpasses all borders. (press kit)

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Credits

Director

Fritz Baumann

Composer

Roman Bunka

With

George Quaye, Naomie Harris, Jimmy Akingbola

Scenario

Fritz Baumann

Director of Photography

Arturo Smith

Editor

Christian Lonk

Producer

Alena Rimbach, Herbert Rimbach

More information

Dialogue

German, Spanish

Countries of production

Germany

Year

2002

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