Between Turin, Dakar, and New York – Sophie, Abdoulaye and Thierno’s three destinies cross paths and echo one another, delineating a contemporary picture of life in exile.
Sophie, 24 years old, leaves Dakar to join her husband, Abdoulaye, in Turin. Meanwhile, Abdoulaye has already left for New York through a smuggler’s network. At the same time, 19-year-old Thierno is traveling through Africa for the first time. Under the Starry Sky takes us on a journey through the diversity of the cities which the characters encounter, and—through the three characters—confronts us with the realities, hopes, and dreams of contemporary emigration. 

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Producer: Arnaud Dommerc | Script: Cécile Vargaftig, Dyana Gaye | Cast: Ralph Amoussou, Marème Demba Ly, Souleymane Seye Ndiaye, Babacar M'Baye Fall | Camera: Irina Lubtchansky | Editing: Gwen Mallauran

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