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Bande de filles
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Bande de filles

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Duration
1 hr 48 min
Not recommended for under 10 years.
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16-year-old Marieme's life is a series of frustrating barriers. Stigmatisation in her neighbourhood, domination by boys, getting nowhere at school. Until she meets three liberated girls. They dance, fight, talk loud, and have fun... Marieme joins the gang and becomes Vic. Vic as in victory.

Direction, screenplay: Céline Sciamma (France, 2013)
Cast: Karidja Touré (Marieme/Vic), Assa Sylla (Lady), Lindsay Karamoh (Adiatou), Marietou Touré (Fily), Idrissa Diabaté (Ismaël), Simina Soumare (Bébé), Cyril Mendy (Djibril), Djibril Gueye (Abou)
Genre: drama
Awards: opening film (Cannes, Directors' fortnight, 2014), nominations (César 2015), Special Academy prize (foreign press Lumières award 2015)
Parental guidance: TV-PG