Madame Tyson

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A film about the first woman in the world of Senegalese wrestling, the promoter of the fights and politician Ndeye Ndiaye Tyson and two young Senegalese men: Modou and Thiam. Despite being illiterate,Tyson has become famous and is now a role model for lots of her compatriots. Currently Tyson travels a lot treaten with a great recognition and respect. Modou and Thiam want to change their lives through to the wresting. They compete because each of them hopes to get noticed by the famous promoter one day, become a master of Senegalese wrestling and win the fight for better life.

81 min | 16:9 | Dolby SR

Director: Edward Porembny
Written by: Edward Porembny, Delphine Dewulf
D.O.P: Kess Bohan, Jacek Gruszka, Edward Porembny
Sound: Bartosz Idzi, Michel Tsagli
Editor: Catherine Catella
Music: Pako Sarr
Production manager: Jacek Gruszka, Nathalie Bely
Producers: Edward Porembny, Alexandre Cornu, Claudine Planty, Witold Będkowski TVP
Executive producer:  AMP Polska, Les Films du Tambour de Soie
Co-producers: Arte G.E.I.E., Al Jazeera, Telewizja Polska
In a collaboration with: TV5Monde, ETV2, Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation, Canal+, TG4
Finansiers: Polski Instytut Sztuki Filmowej

Read: Madame Tyson, la reine des arènes on Espace Malraux

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