Languages: French, Wolof with English subtitles
Director: Koen Mortier
Cast: Vincent Rottiers, Fatou N'Diaye, Paul Bartel, Aïcha Cissé
Genres: Drama, Romance
Distributor: Oration Films, LLC
On holiday in Senegal world famous cyclist Thierry meets sex worker, Fae. These two, whose bodies are their work, instantly connect, sensing in each other the redemptive love they seek, but Thierry's career disgrace and Fae's refusal to register with the authorities, stand in the way of their fantasies of a new life with each other.
"Where a lesser film could unravel in favour of a portrait of extremes, 'Angel' maintains an authenticity which transcends place and status." -Ella Kemp, Little White Lies