Desert Flower


2h 9m 2009

Brief Synopsis

The personal journey of Waris Dirie, who grew up as an African nomad girl to later become a model.

Film Details

Also Known As
En blomma i Afrikas öken, Fiore del deserto, Wuestenblume, Wüstenblume
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2009
Production Company
Deutscher Filmförderfonds; Film und Medienstiftung NRW; Filmtrade; Majestic Filmverleih; The Match Factory Gmbh
Distribution Company
National Geographic Television & Film; Bac Films Distribution; Cathay Film Organization; CinTart; Cinemart; Continental Film D.O.O. (Cf); Eco Filmes; Filmladen Gmbh; Filmtrade; Future Film, Ltd. (Finland); Golem Distribution; Kino Swiat International; Madman Entertainment Pty., Ltd.; Madman Entertainment Pty., Ltd.; Majestic Filmverleih; Rialto Film Ag; Rialto Films; Star Media Entertainment; Virgil Films & Entertainment
Location
Kenya; London, England, United Kingdom; New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 9m

Synopsis

The personal journey of Waris Dirie, who grew up as an African nomad girl to later become a model.

Film Details

Also Known As
En blomma i Afrikas öken, Fiore del deserto, Wuestenblume, Wüstenblume
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2009
Production Company
Deutscher Filmförderfonds; Film und Medienstiftung NRW; Filmtrade; Majestic Filmverleih; The Match Factory Gmbh
Distribution Company
National Geographic Television & Film; Bac Films Distribution; Cathay Film Organization; CinTart; Cinemart; Continental Film D.O.O. (Cf); Eco Filmes; Filmladen Gmbh; Filmtrade; Future Film, Ltd. (Finland); Golem Distribution; Kino Swiat International; Madman Entertainment Pty., Ltd.; Madman Entertainment Pty., Ltd.; Majestic Filmverleih; Rialto Film Ag; Rialto Films; Star Media Entertainment; Virgil Films & Entertainment
Location
Kenya; London, England, United Kingdom; New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 9m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Co-winner of the TCM Audience Award at the 2009 San Sebastian International Film Festival.

Limited Release in United States Spring March 18, 2011

Released in United States on Video July 19, 2011

Released in United States September 2009

Released in United States October 2009

Shown at San Sebastian International Film Festival (Zabaltegi-Pearls) September 18-26, 2009.

Shown at Venice International Film Festival (Venice Days) September 2-12, 2009.

Shown at Hamptons International Film Festival (Spotlight) October 8-12, 2009.

Based on the autobiography "Desert Flower: The Extraordinary Journey of a Desert Nomad" by Waris Dirie; published by William Morrow September 2, 1998.

Limited Release in United States Spring March 18, 2011

Released in United States on Video July 19, 2011

Released in United States September 2009 (Shown at San Sebastian International Film Festival (Zabaltegi-Pearls) September 18-26, 2009.)

Released in United States September 2009 (Shown at Venice International Film Festival (Venice Days) September 2-12, 2009.)

Released in Austria October 9, 2009.

Released in United States October 2009 (Shown at Hamptons International Film Festival (Spotlight) October 8-12, 2009.)