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MOOLAADE

Un Certain Regard
Directed by :
Ousmane SEMBENE 
Country:
SENEGAL
Year:
2004
Duration:
120.00 minutes
  • Un Certain Regard Prize - Groupama Gan Foundation for Cinema, 2004

Synopsis

Collé Gallo Ardo Sy, circumcised, takes her only daughter away from the Purification. In seven years four young girls are saved from the Purification = Circumcision and request Collé Ardo Sy the Moolaadé. The village is in turmoil: two values come head to head: the right to asylum and the ancient tradition of female circumcision.
Ousmane SEMBENE
Ousmane SEMBENE

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Production

FILMI DOMIREEW - 58 bld de la république B.P 8087 Yoff SENEGAL - T: + 221 823 51 66

French press

CINE-SUD PROMOTION - T: 33 (0) 1 44 54 54 77 - cine-sud@noos.fr