- Status: Completed
- Score: 7.4/10
- Director: Sherry Hormann
- Country: UKGermanyAustriaFrance
- Year: 2009
- Duration: 120 min
- Genres: Biography,Drama,
Waris Dirie, born 1965 in Somalia, flees at 13 when sold as 4th wife. She’s maid at the Somalian embassy in London, then McDonald’s, where she’s discovered and becomes int’l top model. 1997, she speaks up against female genital mutilation.
The autobiography of a Somalian nomad circumcised at 3, sold in marriage at 13, fled from Africa a while later to become finally an American supermodel and is now at the age of 38, the UN spokeswoman against female genital mutilation (FGM).
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