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The Little Girl Who Sold the Sun (1999)

La petite vendeuse de soleil (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama, Family | 6 October 1999 (France)
A girl sells copies of Soleil, the government paper.
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Cast

Credited cast:
Moussa Baldé Moussa Baldé
Lissa Balera Lissa Balera ... Sili
Aminata Fall Aminata Fall
Dieynaba Laam Dieynaba Laam
Tayerou M'Baye Tayerou M'Baye
Martin N'Gom Martin N'Gom
Oumou Samb Oumou Samb
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A girl sells copies of Soleil, the government paper.

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Genres:

Drama | Family

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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

California Newsreel

Language:

French | Wolof

Release Date:

6 October 1999 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

The Little Girl Who Sold the Sun See more »

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Production Co:

Maag Daan, Waka Films See more »
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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Follows Le franc (1994) See more »

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It's short, cute and straight to the point without too much fuss.
4 September 1999 | by DukeEmanSee all my reviews

Sili, a young teenage street kid, decides to hit the streets and sell newspapers to make ends meet. The other newspaper boys don't like her moving on their territory and give her a hard time. This is an observing piece on street life poverty.


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