The Young Girl

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The Young Girl
Directed by Souleymane Cissé
Written by Souleymane Cissé
Starring Dounamba Dany Coulibaly
Fanta Diabate
Music by Wandé Kuyaté
Edited by Andrée Davanture
Distributed by trigon-film
Release date
Running time
88 minutes
Country Mali
Language Bambara

The Young Girl is a 1975 Mali film, directed by Souleymane Cissé.


A young mute woman is raped and becomes pregnant, with disastrous consequences within her family. The film also sketches the social/economic situation in urban Mali in the 1970s, particularly in relation to the treatment of women.


External links[edit]

The Young Girl on IMDb