Desert Flower (2009)

The autobiography of a Somalian nomad who was sold in marriage at 13, fled from Africa a while later to become finally an American supermodel and is now at the age of 38, the UN spokeswoman against female genital mutilation.

Directing:
  • Sherry Hormann

Writing:
  • Smita Bhide
  • Waris Dirie
  • Sherry Hormann

Stars:
Release Date: 2009-09-24
themoviedb icon 7.4/10
  • Country: AT, DE, GB
  • Language: English | Français | Somali
  • Runtime: 120
  • Revenue: $14,631,377
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