After working as a babysitter for a French family in Dakar, a young Senegalese woman is invited to come to France as a governess. But in the West she is only "the black girl" for everyone. Deprived of her freedom, her dignity and her identity, she sees only a radical last act of resistance. Ousmane Sembène's feature film debut was one of the very first African feature films and is based on a newspaper report about the suicide of an African housemaid. From this, Sembène formed a parable about neo-colonialism and the new slave trade.
|Original Title||La Noire de...|
|German Title||La Noire de...|
|French Title||La Noire de...|
|Other Titles||La Noire de...|
|Directed by||Sembène Ousmane|
|Available Formats||Blu-ray, DCP|
|Film Editing||André Gaudier|
Tanit d'or aux premières Journées cinématographiques de Carthage
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