Desert Flower (2009)

  • Biography, Drama
  • 2h 0m
Release Date: April/2009

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.


Sherry Hormann