- 1h 53min
- Directed by: Céline Sciamma
- Written by: Céline Sciamma
- Cast: Karidja Touré, Assa Sylla, Lindsay Karamoh
- UK release: 8 February 2015
Sixteen-year-old Marieme (Touré) has a largely absent working mother, two younger sisters to care for and a thuggish, abusive older brother; feeling oppressed, she joins a brash and defiant girl gang led by the wonderfully sassy Lady (Sylla). Exuberant and insightful portrayal of black Parisian teenagers, as powerful as it is entertaining.
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Reviews & features
Girlhood4 May 2015
Triumphant French coming-of-ager that takes a sympathetic look at a troubled teen
Exuberant and insightful, Girlhood — originally titled Bande de filles in France — neatly captures the young female experience, which writer-director Céline Sciamma has made her focus through Water Lilies, Tomboy and now this, her electrifying third…
Girlhood Official Trailer (2015) HD
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