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170 Ratings

The Little Girl Who Sold the Sun

La petite vendeuse de soleil

Directed by Djibril Diop Mambéty
Senegal, France, 1999
Short, Drama

Synopsis

The film centers on a young, illiterate, crippled girl named Sili from a shantytown on the outskirts of Dakar who decides one day to abandon her blind grandmother’s vocation of begging in the street and take up the physically demanding job of selling newspapers.

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The Little Girl Who Sold the Sun Directed by Djibril Diop Mambéty

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