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Desert flower / National Geographic Entertainment and The Match Factory present ; produced by Peter Herrmann ; written and directed by Sherry Hormann.

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fulton Co PL - Aubbee Library (Leiters Ford) DVD DRAMA DES (Text) DVD 33187003140858 Digital Video Disc Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library DVD DRAMA DES (Text) DVD 33187003140841 Digital Video Disc Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: New York : Virgil Films, [2011]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Based on the autobiographic novel by Waris Dirie.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2009.
Special features include: Extended interviews with Liya Kebede; Theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Ken Kelsch ; edited by Clara Fabry ; music by Martin Todsharow ; costume designer, Gabriele Binder ; production designer, Jamie Leonard.
Participant or Performer Note:
Liya Kebede, Sally Hawkins, Craig Parkinson, Meera Syal, Soraya Omar-Scego, Anthony Mackie, Timothy Spall.
Summary, etc.:
Inspired by the life of Waris Dirie, including how she escaped from an arranged marriage at the age of thirteen and embarked upon a two-hundred-mile journey across the desert of Somalia in an adventure that eventually led her into a modeling career.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA Rating: R, for some violent content, a scene of sexuality and language.
System Details Note:
DVD; region 1; widescreen (16:9) presentation; NTSC.
Subject: Dirie, Waris > Drama.
Women social reformers > Somalia > Drama.
Women > Political activity > Somalia > Drama.
Women's rights > Somalia > Drama.
Models (Persons) > Somalia > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Biographical films.
Feature films.
Biographical films.

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