Six girls escape from an African ceremony of female circumcision. Two flee to the city while Collé Ardo Gallo Sy, one of the wives of a village tribesman, takes four in. Collé puts the spell of Moolaadé, protection, over the girls, to keep them safe.

Senegal/F 2004
Regie: Ousmane Sembène
120 min, 35 mm, Farbe, OF mit dt. UT
Un certain regard, Cannes 2004

2005, Archive

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