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Moolaadé

Synopsis

Pioneering Senegalese filmmaker [[Performer~P110770~Ousmane Sembene~ousmanesembene]] directed this controversial drama which deals in part with the barbaric practice of female genital mutilation (generally involving removal of the clitoris and temporary closure of the vagina), which is still practiced in a number of African nations in the name of "purification." Six girls who are scheduled to undergo the traditional purification ceremony escape, and four make their way to the home of Colle Ardo Gallo Sy...more

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5.0

91 out of 100 Metascore®

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