Atlantics

Along the Atlantic coast, a soon-to-be-inaugurated futuristic tower looms over a suburb of Dakar. Ada, 17, is in love with Souleiman, a young construction worker. But she has been promised to another man. One night, Souleiman and his co-workers leave the country by sea, in hopes of a better future. Several days later, a fire ruins Ada’s wedding and a mysterious fever starts to spread. Little does Ada know that Souleiman has returned.

  • Release Date: November 22, 2019 (limited)
  • Genre: Drama
  • Cast: Ibrahima Traoré, Mama Sané, Amadou Mbow
  • Director: Mati Diop
  • Screenplay: Mati Diop, Olivier Demangel
  • Studio: Netflix

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