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THE LITTLE GIRL WHO SOLD THE SUN

La petite vendeuse de soleil

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

Synopsis

A young, illiterate, disabled girl named Sili from a shantytown on the outskirts of Dakar 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.

Synopsis

A young, illiterate, disabled girl named Sili from a shantytown on the outskirts of Dakar 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 SunDirected byDjibril Diop Mambéty

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
1999 | Directors' Fortnight

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