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Desert Flower

Sherry Hormann
Germany
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When, at the age of 13, Waris finds out that her father has decided to marry her off as the fourth wife to a considerably older man, the young girl realizes that she has no choice but to flee. She finds a job as a maidservant with distant relatives in the Somali embassy in London. Years later, when civil war breaks out in Somalia and the Somali embassy is closed down, Waris, now a young woman, finds herself faced with the threat of deportation and so decides to escape again.
Director
Sherry Hormann
Screenplay
Sherry Hormann
Photography
Ken Kelsch
Edition
Clara Fabry
Music
Martin Todsharow
Cast
Liya Kebede, Sally Hawkins, Craig Parkinson, Meera Syal, Soraya Omar-Scego
Running Time
124 m.
Country
Germany
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© San Sebastian International Film Festival | Developed by: Yo Miento Producciones
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