Girlhood

Directed by Céline Sciamma

Girlhood
Original Title: Bande de filles
Directed by Céline Sciamma| 2014
With Karidja Touré, Assa Sylla, Lindsay Karamoh
Run Time: 112 min

Fed up with her abusive family situation, lack of school prospects and the “boys’ law” in the neighborhood, Marieme starts a new life after meeting a group of three free-spirited girls. She changes her name, her style, drops out of school and starts stealing to be accepted into the gang. When her home situation becomes unbearable, Marieme seeks solace in an older man who promises her money and protection. Realizing this sort of lifestyle will never result in the freedom and independence she truly desires, she finally decides to take matters into her own hands.


Available on DVD and Blu-ray now

US distributor : Strand Releasing

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
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