Atlantics is a 2019 internationally co-produced supernatural romantic drama film directed by Mati Diop.
Starring Mame Bineta Sane, Amadou Mbow, Nicole Sougou, Aminata Kane, Coumba Dieng, Ibrahima Traoré, Ibrahima Mbaye, Diankou Sembene, Babacar Sylla, Abdou Balde and others.

Watch the official trailer for Atlantics

Netflix on Tuesday, October 08, 2019 released the trailer:
Atlantics | Official Trailer | Netflix AU.

What is Atlantics about?

In a suburb of Dakar that lies along the Atlantic coast, a futuristic-looking tower is about to be officially opened. The construction workers have not been paid for months. One night, the workers decide to leave the country by sea, in search of a brighter future in Spain. Among them is Souleiman (Traore), the lover of Ada (Mame Bineta Sane). However, Ada is betrothed to another man - the wealthy Omar (Babacar Sylla). Ada is deeply worried about Souleiman, as she waits for news of his fate in the run-up to her wedding. On her wedding day, Omar's bed mysteriously catches fire in a suspected arson attack, and a young detective is assigned to investigate the case.
In the coming days, Ada falls under suspicion and is subjected to interrogations and a virginity test. Meanwhile, her friend Fanta (Aminata Kane), as well as the young detective are suffering from a mysterious illness. It slowly emerges that the spirits of the men lost at sea have returned and each night take possession of the bodies of other inhabitants of Dakar. Most have their focus on the tycoon who withheld their pay, forcing them to go across the sea. They demand their pay, threatening to burn the tower down otherwise. When they receive their pay from the tycoon they force him to dig their graves so that their spirits may rest. But Souleiman wants only to be with Ada. Unfortunately, he has possessed the young detective, which initially scares Ada. But as she meets the other spirits, including one who possesses Fanta, she comes to understand and spends a last night with the new Souleiman. While reviewing footage from the wedding, the detective sees that he, under the possession of Souleiman's spirit, was the one who committed the arson. He closes the case.

Who's in the Atlantics cast?

Here is the full cast and characters of Atlantics.

Mame Bineta Sane Ada (as Mama Sane)
Amadou Mbow Issa
Nicole Sougou Dior
Aminata Kane Fanta (as Amina Kane)
Coumba Dieng Coumba
Traore Souleiman (as Ibrahima Traoré)
Ibrahima Mbaye Moustapha
Diankou Sembene Mr. Ndiaye
Babacar Sylla Omar
Abdou Balde Cheikh
Mariama Gassama Mariama
Arame Fall Faye Mere Ada
Ya Arame Mousse Sene Grand Mere Ada
Babacar Samba Pere Ada
Astou N'Diaye Mere Souleimane
Khouda Fall Mere Mariama
Seyni Diop Mme. N'Diaye
Ndeye Fama Dia Copine Mariama
Mame Victor Samb Mere Omar
Omar Dieng Pere D'Omar
Asta Kane Mere Fanta
Matar Diouf Policier 'Pierre'

When is Atlantics released in cinemas?

The film Atlantics was scheduled to be released on May 16, 2019 (Cannes) and on August 2, 2019 (Senegal) by Ad Vitam Distribution, Netflix, Cinéart, The Criterion Collection and trigon-film.

What are Atlantics film specifications?

The duration of the film is 104 minutes.

What are critics and audiences saying about Atlantics?

Atlantics got high rating from critics.

More information about Atlantics you can get at:

Official website:

IMDB: Atlantique

Wikipedia: Atlantics

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