GenreComedy, Drama ScreenplayAbderrahmane Sissako WriterAbderrahmane Sissako LanguageFrench
Release dateJune 9, 1999 (France) Initial releaseMay 21, 1999 (Switzerland) CastAbderrahmane Sissako (Dramane), Nana Baby (La jeune fille), Mohamed Sissako (Le Pére), Bourama Coulibaly (Le Photographe), Keita Bina Gaousso (Le Receveur Poste), Mahamadou Dramé (L'Opérateur Poste) Similar moviesRelated Abderrahmane Sissako movies
La vie sur terre
La Vie Sur Terre (Life on Earth) is a 1998 Malian comedy/drama film written and directed by, and starring Abderrahmane Sissako. It is set in the village of Sokolo and depicts rural life on the eve of the 21st century. Runtime is 61 minutes. The film was made for the 2000, Seen By... project, initiated by the French company Hout et Court to produce films depicting the approaching turn of the millennium seen from the perspectives of 10 different countries.
The film earned Sissako awards at the Fribourg International Film Festival, the Ouagadougou Panafrican Film and Television Festival and the San Francisco International Film Festival.