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A.k.a.
Waiting for Happiness
Year
2002
Runtime
90 min.
Director
Abderrahmane Sissako
Genres
Drama, Music
Rating *
6.8
Votes *
718
Checks
431
Favs
26
Dislikes
6
Favs/checks
6.0% (1:17)
Favs/dislikes
4:1
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    E. T. Blunt

    A quiet, beautiful slice of life that allows its characters to dictate the pace, not the narrative. Admittedly, it is slow at times, but I’m grateful that movies like this exist. *** 1 year 2 months ago
  3. GoonerCinephile's avatar

    GoonerCinephile

    I don't expect many people to like this film but I definitely loved it! 7 years ago
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In 6 official lists

  1. This movie ranks #16 in FESPACO Film Festival - Étalon de Yennenga
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  2. This movie ranks #90 in DIFF's The 100 Greatest Arab Films
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    90
  3. This movie ranks #330 in Harvard's Suggested Film Viewing: Narrative Films
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    330
  4. This movie ranks #427 in TSPDT's 21st Century's Most Acclaimed Films
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    427
  5. This movie ranks #598 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films: 1001-2000
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    598
  6. This movie ranks #611 in Sight & Sound's The Greatest Films of All Time
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