Black Girl

Black Girl (1966)

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 1966-01-01
  • User Rating: 7.7/10 from 19 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 5min
  • Language: Français
  • Production Company: New Yorker Films
  • Production Country: Senegal, France
  • Director: Ousmane Sembene
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Eager to find a better life abroad, a Senegalese woman becomes a mere governess to a family in southern France, suffering from discrimination and marginalization.

Black Girl Trailer

  • Toto Bissainthe

    as Diouana (voice)
  • Ousmane Sembene

    as Teacher (uncredited)
  • Robert Fontaine

    as Monsieur
  • Sophie Leclerc

    as Madame (voice)
  • Mbissine Thérèse Diop

    as Diouana
  • Anne-Marie Jelinek

    as Madame
Directing Ousmane Sembene Director
Writing Ousmane Sembene Writer
Crew Christian Lacoste Cinematography
Editing André Gaudier Editor
Writing Ousmane Sembene Novel