Mory and Anta are dreaming of going to Paris. Mory is a shepherd, but his herds were sent to the slaughterhouse. Anta is a young student, who lives like him on the edge of society. The two young people are ready to do everything in order to save money for their journey. The film Touki Bouki is one of the most radical films of all times - not only because of its attitude towards the former colonists. It stands as an encouragement for the youth of the African continent in the 1970s.