Dreams of Dust (Reves de Poussiere) (Buried Dreams)
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Dreams of Dust (Reves de Poussiere) (Buried Dreams)
With his deeply cathartic and intransigent drama Dreams of Dust, Laurent Salgues takes an unflinching look at life in a hellish African gold-mining community. For countless hours, days and weeks on end, the employees of a mining camp burrow long tunnels into the sand in search of increasingly elusive nuggets. When one is found, economic circumstances improve for all; when the tunnels collapse, the workers lose their lives, new teams are reeled in, and the process begins anew. Yet Salgues unveils a core of dignity at the story's center, personified by two characters - the Nigerian farmer… More

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"This film will not be to everyone's taste... but there is a haunting quality to Mocktar's story that rewards close attention."
‑ Amber Wilkinson, Eye for Film
"The occasional but abrupt shifts in Dicko's personality between nobility and immorality are disruptive and seemingly without catalyst - - the result of which suggests that in this case, subtlety should be sacrificed in favor of clarity."
‑ , Film Threat
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