LITTLE BY LITTLE

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  1. LITTLE BY LITTLE
  1. (PETIT À PETIT)
  2. 1971, Jean Rouch, France, 92 min.
  3. With Damouré Zika, Illo Gaoudel

This wry sequel to JAGUAR finds the three partners of that film now running a thriving import/export business in the Niger city of Naimey. In order to get a leg up on their competitors, they journey to Paris and (in a variation on CHRONICLE OF A SUMMER’s “reverse ethnography”) study the strange habits of the people who live there. But too much exposure to the modern world brings on a backlash, and a yearning for the more traditional African ways. In French with English subtitles. HDCAM video. (MR)