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The Little Girl Who Sold the Sun (1999)

La petite vendeuse de soleil (original title)
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Inspiring short story of one girl in Senegal
14 November 1999 | by (Chicago, IL) – See all my reviews

The Sun is a newspaper, and the girl is a crippled girl living on the streets of Senegal in poverty with her blind grandmother. The film is basically a parable of her fortitude and the adversity she faces, with inspiring gestures of solidarity and thought-provoking elements of strife--even her enemies are sympathetic in the sense that they, too, struggle with poverty. This would be a wonderful film to show to children for discussion.


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