Criterion Collection: Black Girl
M’bissine Thérèse Diop, Anne-Marie Jelinek, Robert Fontaine. A young Senegalese maid moves to France, where her new job in the estate of wealthy French colonialists traps her in a life not her own. Inclues restored audio and image, short film Borom Sarret (1963) by director Ousmane Sembène, interviews with scholars Manthia Diawara and Samba Gadjigo and actress M’bissine Thérèse Diop, documentary about the director, original trailer, new subtitle translation and essay by critic Ashley Clark. In French with English subtitles. Directed by Ousmane Sembène. 1966/b&w/59 min/NR/fullscreen.
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