Based on 7 Critics
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  • 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

  • The broad comedy clashes with the movie's final message: that 6,000 girls face genital mutilation every day. show more

  • Suffers from a lack of focus and a sitcom script. show more

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