About

The true story of Saartjes Baartman, a black South African worker who moves to London with her master in the early 19th century. Although she dreams of being an artist, once in Europe she is exploited as a sideshow attraction due to her large buttocks and genitalia.

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Directed by

Abdellatif Kechiche

Written by

Abdellatif Kechiche (Writer)
Ghalia Lacroix (Writer)

Runtime

159 minutes

Country

France, Belgium

Language

French

Cast

Keywords

london, england paris, france france prostitution racism brothel colonialism south africa aristocrat poverty humiliation sexually transmitted disease pneumonia domestic life exhibition anatomist african woman