My Brother from Senegal

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My Brother from Senegal
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Raymond Bussières and Annette Poivre
Directed by Guy Lacourt
Produced by Albert Mazaleyrat
Georges Sénamaud
Written by Norbert Carbonnaux
Starring Raymond Bussières
Annette Poivre
Noël Roquevert
Music by Norbert Glanzberg
Cinematography Roger Dormoy
Marcel Weiss
Edited by Marcelle Lioret
Société Lyonnaise de Production de Films
Distributed by Sofradis
Release date
20 November 1953
Running time
85 minutes
Country France
Language French

My Brother from Senegal (French: Mon frangin du Sénégal) is a 1953 French comedy film directed by Guy Lacourt and starring Raymond Bussières, Annette Poivre and Noël Roquevert.[1]


A young photographer is in love with the daughter of a nearby grocer. However she is obsessed with the adventurous heroes she watches in films. To impress her he decides to invent an identical twin recently returned from French Africa.



  1. ^ Vincendeau p.153


  • Ginette Vincendeau. Stars and Stardom in French Cinema. Bloomsbury Publishing, 2000.

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