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Black Girl (La Noire de …)

Black Girl (La Noire de …)
  • 1966
  • Senegal/France
  • 60 min
  • 12
  • Directed by: Ousmane Sembene
  • Cast: Mbissine Thérèse Diop, Anne-Marie Jelinek, Robert Fontaine

Thought to be the first feature by a director from sub-Saharan Africa, this film tells the tragic tale of Diouana (Diop), a young Senegalese woman who finds work as a childminder for a couple in Dakar. When the couple returns to the south of France, she goes with them, dreaming of a life of luxury. But things don't turn out as she hoped.

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