MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 30,845 this week

The Little Girl Who Sold the Sun (1999)
"La petite vendeuse de soleil" (original title)

7.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.3/10 from 356 users  
Reviews: 8 user | 5 critic

Add a Plot

0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

Related News

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 45 titles
created 26 Apr 2011
 
a list of 37 titles
created 12 Jul 2011
 
a list of 21 titles
created 09 Jan 2012
 
a list of 18 titles
created 3 months ago
 
a list of 21 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Little Girl Who Sold the Sun (1999)

The Little Girl Who Sold the Sun (1999) on IMDb 7.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Little Girl Who Sold the Sun.
9 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Yaaba (1989)
Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A small African village. The story focuses on Bila, a ten year old boy who befriends an old woman, Sana. Everybody calls her 'Witch' but Bila himself calls her 'Yaaba' (grandmother). When ... See full summary »

Director: Idrissa Ouedraogo
Stars: Fatimata Sanga, Noufou Ouédraogo, Roukietou Barry
Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Director: Mohammad-Ali Talebi
Stars: Jairan Abadzade, Shirin Bina, Masume Eskandari
Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Several people try to take advantage of a little girl's innocence to hustle money her mom gave to her to buy a goldfish with.

Director: Jafar Panahi
Stars: Aida Mohammadkhani, Mohsen Kafili, Fereshteh Sadre Orafaiy
Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Mohammad, a boy at Tehran's institute for the blind, waits for his dad to pick him up for summer vacation. While waiting, he realizes a baby bird has fallen from its nest: he chases away a ... See full summary »

Director: Majid Majidi
Stars: Hossein Mahjoub, Mohsen Ramezani, Salameh Feyzi
Family | Fantasy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A red balloon with a life of its own follows a little boy around the streets of Paris.

Director: Albert Lamorisse
Stars: Pascal Lamorisse, Sabine Lamorisse, Georges Sellier
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Lissa Balera ...
Sili
Aminata Fall
Tayerou M'Baye
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Family

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Language:

|

Release Date:

6 October 1999 (France)  »

Also Known As:

The Little Girl Who Sold the Sun  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Follows Le franc (1994) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Interesting film in a petite size
12 April 2002 | by See all my reviews



Not a story, but a chapter of story in the life of a truly physically crippled child. This came across as a fine children's film.

To West African eyes (the original audience), the poverty depicted is an accepted reality. But to my American eyes, the poverty and plight of these children utterly overpowered the plot. More interesting than entertaining. Unforgettable on its own terms.


2 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Le petit fille.. feelingUninspired
Discuss The Little Girl Who Sold the Sun (1999) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?