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Desert Flower

Sherry Hormann
Based on the worldwide best-selling book Desert Flower by Waris Dirie, the autobiography of a Somalian nomad circumcised at 5, sold into marriage at 13, who became an American supermodel, and is now at the age of 38, the UN spokeswoman against circumcision.
Technical Data
Running time: 120
Format: 35 mm
Screen ratio: 1:1.85
Sound: Dolby Digital
Language spoken: English/Somali
Production year: 2009
Credits
Director(s): Sherry Hormann
Writer(s): Sherry Hormann
Cinematographer(s): Ken Kelsch
Key cast: Lyia Kebede, Sally Hawkins, Meera Syal, Craig Parkinson
Producers: Danny Krausz & Kurt Stocker, Peter Herrmann, Martin Bruce-Clayton, David P. Kelly, Waris Dirie
Premiere:
2009
Venice (Giornate deegli autori)
Production company
DOR FILM Produktion GmbH
Bergsteiggasse 36
1170 Vienna
tel:+43 1 427 10 11
With
Desert Flower Film (D), Majestic Film (D), Mr. Brown Entertainment (D), BSI International Invest (D), BAC Films (FR)
International Sales
The Match Factory
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50668 Cologne
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