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When a woman shelters a group of girls from suffering female genital mutilation, she starts a conflict that tears her village apart.

7.7
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Directed by

Ousmane Sembène

Written by

Ousmane Sembène (Writer)

Runtime

124 minutes

Country

France, Morocco, Senegal, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Tunisia

Cast

Keywords

magic polygamy feminism africa tradition sexism

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