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R| 2 hr. 4 min.

Plot Summary
Waris Dirie (Liya Kebede) escapes from the horrors of Somalia to work in London, where a photographer (Timothy Spall) and an agent (Juliet Stevenson) turn her into a top supermodel.

Cast: Liya Kebede , Sally Hawkins , Timothy Spall , Juliet Stevenson , Craig Parkinson , Anthony Mackie , Meera Syal , Soraya Omar-Scego

Director: Sherry Hormann

Genres: Biography, Drama

Distributor: National Geographic

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Release Date: March 18th, 2011|2 hr. 4 min.

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  • April 21, 2011 pb00000000089512
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    Good film that brings attention to the serious nature of an ongoing horrific practice done on women and how one woman took her fame to bring it light. Heartbreakingly sad at times...not suitable for children.

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