Moolaadé

Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  124 min.
Release Date: March 11, 2005

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Synopsis

In a small African village, four young girls who face ritual "purification" flee to the household of Collé Ardo, a strong-willed woman who has managed to shield her own teenage daughter from mutilation.

Collé invokes the time-honored custom of moolaadé (sanctuary) to protect the fugitives, and tension mounts as the ensuing stand-off pits Collé against village traditionalists (both male and female) and endangers the prospective marriage of her daughter to the heir-apparent to the tribal throne.

Studio: Séville Pictures
Screenplay: Ousmane Sembene

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