He did a good comedy day before disappearing for some time. Recently, he has returned to the small box via the "Give" series. Sequences with a gift where the fans of the theater rushed in the 90's, where banana "Bara Yégo" made tobacco in Senegal households. "Obs" makes the magic last and has found you, Marie Madeleine Diallo, Golbert Diage's "Awo" and the spouse of the deceased Mame Sèe. In this interview he tells us about his long absence, his mother and his husband's death, his career among others …
For some time you've been on stage. What explains it?
It's true that I stayed at a good moment without recently displaying on the screen through the Adja series. However, I had to play a few series in a series, like "C'est a la vie", which was shot at Joali. I also made a short film by Nicolas Sawalo Cissé, named Blissi Ndiaye. But I have to say that I was raised a lot more. My mother and my husband both suffer. I had to go out and take care of them. They eventually died, my husband in 2014, my mom, a little before. Since then, a few times I've seen, it's panal-time.
You recently signed your refund through the Adja series. How did you get involved?
It was a young Pod who contacted me through an old friend of Thérèse Cissé, the governor of the era. He asked me if he could give him my number. I accepted. She called me and said she was looking for a character, which would be Adja's mother's role in the same series. He took the time to explain the secrets and finally convinced me to join the series. At first I was reluctant to respond to such adventures, it was not at all apparent. He succeeded in our discussions. It must be said that, I also found myself in nature and Adja film is a copy of what I was, a wife who cares husband, their children, their homes, very well. That's how I was shooting at Adja Thamkhari and the producers asked me about the other shootings they are doing soon.
What took you back to the camera after this long absence?
I felt good to see myself playing again. Without flowers for me, there is always a gesture and a good presence. As a proof, I had a lot of feedback through social networks, my friends and acquaintances called me everywhere to congratulate and encourage me. They lied to me saying that I am now old and younger that I was giving up and told me that I always had a spot. Good seed exists, but sometimes we must see the old ones who made this beautiful day of art. So, I thought it would be nice to accept playing at the next "Adja" events.
Retreat was due to the loss of loved ones. How long do you spend time after death?
It is said that since 1999 I have a structure called "Dialloré production" that I control. We often do excursions, show. I work with the supervisor. I also work with many associations and young artists who come to see me in the small sequences of nearby movies. I give them my character as a step and I did it graciously to help them get started. In addition, I have been living in France with my children and siblings in Lyon.
Missing mom and her husband at the same time, you must have been difficult …
I lived very hard. When my mom got sick, I took her home. He lived there for one and a half years before his death. Also my husband was next to me. Both of them needed my presence even if they were middlemen, family members who helped me to cheer them up. I have lived with my husband at the age of 23. We had 43 years of marriage before we died. We were great friends and quite civilians. On his death day he told me that he would leave. I asked him where? And he said to me, "You've understood everything and it's time to leave, I hated you, you have to leave me." I told him he would not go and have to stay with me because he is the only one I know and I live in with him for years. I was always in the hospital either with her or with my mother. That's why I was hard to think of myself or my career. At one point I was completely exhausted. It took little health and cared for myself. Some even thought I was no longer in this world.
He thought you had a depressed period. Is this a reality?
Under no circumstances! Just as my husband's post-mortem period, I let myself go a bit. When she lived, my first reflex when I got up was to make me beautiful, dress up to nineteen. When he left, I did not even wear earrings anymore. I gave myself body and soul to my husband, now that he is no longer of this world, have consecrated myself to God completely. I had the opportunity to go to Mecca in 1999, and since then I have tried to respect the provisions of my faith. My husband also remarked to me that I had changed and that he had the impression of living with another person returning back from the sacred places.
Today did you manage to mourn?
I hated myself. But in my room in front of the door is a picture of the daughter, whom I sent to my husband and told me that I was a good-bye, when I go out and greet him on the way back. However, we do it especially when we believe. We say that this happens to everyone even though we do not know the time or the moment. The only alternative is to pray for other souls. Since then I've become a believer, my friends, my children reproach to me, because I have not resigned my prayer.
What made you stand up to the test?
I am very family. I have very close ties with my parents. Thanks to their affection I encountered these trials. I am also very emotional. It must be said that I have always been like that. My feelings every day are something that I always have a privilege, even in my household. Like my mother, I have always been Awo (the first woman). I've been in 43 years.
Awo 43 years, until death separates you. What is your secret?
It is not the marabas nor any occult force. Above all, do not be present to your spouse and cultivate it. Love is the foundation of all covenants, so you have to do the best to improve each other. It is clear that small evacuations can not be left to wait for a couple, but for me they have even made the strength. I discussed it personally, alright, with my husband. She was surprised every time I knew about it and wondered how I had done it. But the most important thing for me was to know the reasons that led to it. We discussed it and found a consensus. I think we have to take life lightly, do not make things difficult or stay there looking for a little beast. On the contrary, there is a gap between the spouses and it does not make any difference. Some people love their love instead of living it vigorously. Depends on what kind of problems will appear in front of me, I always managed to overcome them. Besides that, you have to constantly question yourself. This is obligatory to give fruit.
These days, we have seen domestic violence issues. The woman set her room on the fire and her husband died after burning the fire, the other escaped the woman whose husband was getting married. Both did not agree to marry. What do you think about these different news items?
I was shocked to know that we could not control ourselves before we got into these extremisms. This is regrettable. When we love someone, we are indispensably jealous, but we need to know how to control ourselves. Men in Islam have had the opportunity to marry up to four women, so when it does, you need to know how to accept it. It is necessary to communicate because it is a conversation that starts with light. You can fix everything with a playing card on the table. When communication is missing from a couple or family, it is open to failure. We have rotten life without anything. I will not agree to what happened …
What happens to a group of Bara Yégo?
He's still here. He is there for the needs of those who want to throw. Very often, our young people, who need our knowledge, call us. Still, if Daouda Guissé needs us to play the game he wrote, we have the opportunity to do so. It may be a means that is missing. It has to be said that we have also lost a lot of comedians: Mame Seye, Serigne Fall, Thiam Dollar, Abdoulaye Ngom, El Hadj Mansour Seck. However, with the latest foundations we had to do, we had strengthened the troops. I know that Daouda Guissé (Bara Yeggo Team Leader) wrote several scenarios she had overthrown. He also has his own job, but everyone thinks the group should be good at reforming. This group has exposed us and allowed us to have a certain phenomenon. We did a great deal of advertising with this band and we even managed to raise prices. We sowed good seed when people thought the theater was a joke. Today, the situation has changed. We are opinion leaders, actors of this society who go downhill. When you love and appreciate all over the world, you must use an exemplary way.
Have you kept relations with the force actors?
Of course. I said that when parish actor Ndioro Diop returned from Italy, he immediately came to see me. Soxna lives with me. It's like an adopted daughter. I have relationships with Alioune Badara Golbert Diageni, late Mame Seye. Some gave me the baby's name.
What do you think of the wave of a new comedy?
It is a good thing. The boom of the troops will only strengthen the vitality of farming in Senegal. I like to watch sets such as "Idols", "Mbettel", "Pod and Marichou" etc. … Almost all cities have a theater group and young people thrive there. But I ask them to do such songs that can convey positive messages to this young generation and to parents who do not know where to turn. The state must also help young cultural operators. Some have been able to find funding with Fopica, but much has yet to be done.
We see fine artists in the distress of death. What do you think and what solutions do you recommend?
It happens to be in the uncertainty of the death of some artists. And it is a phenomenon that we are increasingly witnessing. At the state level, Mutuelle des artists have taken action. Perhaps we must strive for the creation of structures to make more choices for the support of artists who support the funds. Financial organizations can be sensitive to this.
Your message to Senegal?
Everyone's struggling to ask what he can do to his own country and to take the tips of his life. It must begin to respect the society in which we live. More and more, we see people who tear themselves apart, triggering insults at every turn through social networks. We must be able to go further and be above certain things. It would also be useful to practice divine commands. Here, we love each other more and we live in better moments under our heavens …
MARIA DOMINICA T. DIEDHIOU