The beautiful Ramata (the late top model Katoucha Niane) is in her early fifties, was married to the former minister of justice, living in the elegant quarter of Dakar. The charming petty thief Ngor Ndong is 25. When Ramata gets into the taxi he happens to be driving that night, her life undergoes a radical change. She decides to have him drive her to the red-light district Copacabana and discovers a young and wild love, standing symbol for African women no longer willing to give in to tradition at all costs.
Léandre-Alain Baker, born in 1960 in Central Africa, Congolese citizen, lives in Paris. Actor, writer and director. After writing novels, making documentaries and short films, "Ramata" marks his feature film debut.
Miguel Machalski, Abasse Ndione, Léandre-Alain Baker
Katoucha, Viktor Lazlo, Ibrahima Mbaye, Ismaël Cissé
Moctar Ndiouga Bâ
Moustapha Ndiaye Picasso
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