The broad comedy clashes with the movie's final message: that 6,000 girls face genital mutilation every day. show more
Desert Flower tells a rags-to-riches story, but it plays like two stories in conflict. Everything involving Waris in Africa or in London before her success feels true and heartfelt. Many later details are badly handled. show more
Suffers from a lack of focus and a sitcom script. show more
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.