So long Africa

 

Paris, Charles de Gaulle airport, April 2011.Jacques and Safi have just been repatriated from Ivory Coast where the civil war rumbles. Jacques’s skin is deeply tanned by a long life under Africa’s sun as an expatriate hotel owner. Safi, his 14-year-old mixed blood daughter, has always been used to living with her mother. Now they are together in France and don’t really know much about each other. Moved to a social center in Nice, they will learn to know each other and to forgive themselves. But there’s Gloria, Safi’s mother, left behind in the turmoil of Abidjan and who remains unreachable…

 

 

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