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La petite vendeuse de Soleil = The little girl who sold The sun

Author: Lissa BaléraTaïrou M'BayeDjibril Diop MambétySilvia VoserWasis DiopAll authors
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : California Newsreel [distributor], 1999.
Series: Library of African cinema (Videocassette); Histoires de petites gens.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : WolofView all editions and formats
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Parable uses the struggles of a young crippled girl in Dakar trying to earn her living in the market place selling newspapers to mirror Africa's role in the international marketplace.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Foreign language films
Drama
Fiction films
Parables
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Lissa Baléra; Taïrou M'Baye; Djibril Diop Mambéty; Silvia Voser; Wasis Diop; Cephéide Productions.; Maag Daan.; Waka Films.
OCLC Number: 42662780
Language Note: In Wolof with English subtitles.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1999.
Credits: Music, Wasis Diop.
Cast: Lissa Baléra, Taïrou M'Baye.
Description: 1 videocassette (44 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Series Title: Library of African cinema (Videocassette); Histoires de petites gens.
Other Titles: Little girl who sold The sun
Responsibility: productrice exécutive et deleguée, Silvia Voser ; écrit et réalisé, Djibril Diop Mambety ; production Waka Films SA (Suisse), Cephéide Productions (France), Maag Daan (Sénégal).

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Parable uses the struggles of a young crippled girl in Dakar trying to earn her living in the market place selling newspapers to mirror Africa's role in the international marketplace.

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This film is a ballad about the courage of the street children of Dakar. It follows a crippled pre-adolescent girl whose resilience, wisdom and sweetness allow her to beat the odds and provide for her blind grandmother.

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