The Little Girl Who Sold the Sun

45 minutes 1999 7.3

Sili is a young girl who lives on the streets of Senegal's capital, Dakar. It has always been the case that only boys sell newspapers on the street. Sili, who gets around with the help of two crutches, is determined that she too will be able to sell newspapers. When she asks some newspaper boys for help, she is rudely pushed away. Sili is even more determined by the humiliating treatment. She really needs to start selling newspapers and putting the boys in their place!

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Original title: La petite vendeuse de soleil
Category: Feature Film
Genre: Drama
Actors: Aminata Fall, Moussa Baldé, Lissa Balera, Dieynaba Laam, Tayerou M'Baye, Martin N'Gom, Oumou Samb
Director: Djibril Diop Mambéty
Script: Djibril Diop Mambéty
Country: France, Senegal, Switzerland, Germany
Language: French