Desert Flower (2009)

  • Biography, Drama
  • 2h 0m

The true story of Somalian supermodel Waris Dirie is told in this adaptation of her autobiography of the same name. A victim of female circumcision at age 3, Dirie escaped Somalia as a 13-year-old to avoid an arranged marriage, only to go on to gain international stardom as a top model and in 1997 was appointed UN Special Ambassador for the Elimination of Female Genital Mutilation. Liya Kebede, Sally Hawkins, and Timothy Spall star. 120 min.

Director

Sherry Hormann

Language(s)

English