Mati Diop, writer/director of Atlantics — winner of the Grand Prix at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival — discusses how she found her leading actress, Mame Bineta Sane, and how she blended a love story, a ghost story, and a family story all into one.
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Atlantics’ Director Mati Diop in the Corner Booth | Netflix
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