The Golden Ball


1h 40m 1994

Brief Synopsis

A Guinean boy, whose passion is soccer, leaves the countryside for the capital city Conakry to pursue his dream. Loosely based on the life of Salif Keita.

Film Details

Also Known As
Ballon d'Or, Le, Golden Ball, Golden Football, Kanimadi
Release Date
1994
Production Company
Le Studio Canal Plus; StudioCanal
Distribution Company
Atlas Film; Ctv International
Location
Guinea

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

Synopsis

A Guinean boy, whose passion is soccer, leaves the countryside for the capital city Conakry to pursue his dream. Loosely based on the life of Salif Keita.

Film Details

Also Known As
Ballon d'Or, Le, Golden Ball, Golden Football, Kanimadi
Release Date
1994
Production Company
Le Studio Canal Plus; StudioCanal
Distribution Company
Atlas Film; Ctv International
Location
Guinea

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1994

Released in United States April 1994

Released in United States October 1994

Shown at "2nd New York African Film Festival" April 8-24, 1994.

Shown at Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles October 13-26, 1994.

Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival April 28 - May 12, 1994.

Second feature for actor-director Cheik Doukoure who marked his feature directorial debut with 1991's "Blanc D'Ebene."

Began shooting March 1, 1993.

Completed shooting April 24, 1993.

Released in United States 1994 (Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival April 28 - May 12, 1994.)

Released in United States April 1994 (Shown at "2nd New York African Film Festival" April 8-24, 1994.)

Released in United States October 1994 (Shown at Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles October 13-26, 1994.)