Alfa, a young man of mixed-race origins, takes revenge and kills a drug trafficker with whom he was doing business. The trafficker had been behind the murder of Alfa’s best friend, Abder. In a state of panic, Alfa flees and takes refuge in Senegal, where some family members live although he has never met them. His encounter with Africa is a complete and brutal shock. Marie, his cousin, falls in love with him and offers to accompany him to Guinea where he wants to search for a river…
This film was awarded the Press Prize during the 2003 Paris Film Festival.