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What's it called? Desert flower [videorecording] / National Geographic Entertainment and The Match Factory present ; produced by Peter Herrmann ; written and directed by Sherry Hormann.
Who published it? New York : Virgil Films, c2011.
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 DOWNTOWN Feature Film DVDs  Desert flower  AVAILABLE
What's it like? 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Special stuff to know! DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen.
Performers! Liya Kebede, Sally Hawkins, Craig Parkinson, Meera Syal, Soraya Omar-Scego, Anthony Mackie, Timothy Spall.
Credits Director of photography, Ken Kelsch ; edited by Clara Fabry ; music by Martin Todsharow.
Helpful notes! Based on the autobiographic novel by Waris Dirie.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2009.
Who'd like this? MPAA rating: R.
What's it about? Inspired by the life of Waris Dirie, including how she escaped from an arranged marriage at the age of thirteen and embarked upon a two-hundred-mile journey across the desert of Somalia in an adventure that eventually led her into a modeling career.
Helpful notes! Bonus features: extended interviews; theatrical trailer.
Helpful subjects! Dirie, Waris -- Drama.
Women social reformers -- Somalia -- Drama.
Women -- Political activity -- Somalia -- Drama.
Women's rights -- Somalia -- Drama.
Models (Persons) -- Somalia -- Drama.
It's a special thing! Feature films.
Biographical films.
DVD-Video discs.
More people who helped! Kebede, Liya, 1978-
Hawkins, Sally.
Parkinson, Craig.
Herrmann, Peter, 1954-
Hormann, Sherry.
Dirie, Waris. Desert flower.
Virgil Films (Firm)
National Geographic Entertainment (Firm)
Match Factory (Firm)
Special numbers! 829567075722
Special numbers! 670757 Virgil Films
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