L'Etat Sauvage

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L'Etat Sauvage ★★★½ The Savage State 1978

This French political thriller finds its heart in the middle of racism. The story unfolds around a newly independent African republic and a love affair between a black cabinet minister and a white Frenchwoman. Corruption abounds in this film based on George Conchon's award winning novel. In French with English sub titles. 111m/C VHS . FR Marie-Christine Barrault, Claude Brasseur, Jacques Dutronc, Doura Mane, Michel Piccoli; D: Francis Girod. Cesar ‘79: Sound.