National Geographic Entertainment | Release Date: March 18, 2011
Summary: When, at the age of 13, Waris Dirie discovers that her father has decided to marry her off as the fourth wife to a considerable older man, the young girl realizes that she has no choice but to flee. In the middle of the night, she steal s away from the desert camp of her nomadic family and makes her way through rocky Somali desert to Mogadishu, where she finds her aunt and grandmother in the chaotic bustle of the Somali Capital. (National Geographic Entertainment)
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Runtime: 120 min
Rating: Rated R for some violent content, a scene of sexuality and language.
Official Site: http://movies.nationalgeographic.com/movies/desert-flower/
Production: Bac Films
Genres: Biography, Drama
Countries: Germany, UK, Austria
Languages: English, French, Somali
Director Credit
Sherry Horman Director
Writer Credit
Sherry Horman Writer
Smita Bhide Writer
Waris Dirie Writer
Cast Credit
Anna Hilgedieck Tilda
Anthony Mackie Harold Jackson
Craig Parkinson Neil
Eckart Friz Spike
Eliezer Meyer European Man
Emma Kay Immigration Officer
Juliet Stevenson Lucinda
Liya Kebede Waris Dirie
Matt Kaufman Burger Bar Manager
Meera Syal Pushpa Patel
Prashant Prabhakar Kami
Sally Hawkins Marylin
Soraya Omar-Scego Waris (12)
Teresa Churcher Nurse Anne
Timothy Spall Terry Donaldson
Producer Credit
Barbara Seiller Co-Producer
Benjamin Herrmann Co-Producer
Bettina Reitz Commissioning Editor
Danny Krausz Co-Producer
David Kelly Co-Producer
Gerhard Hegele Co-Producer
Hubert von Spreti Commissioning Editor
Martin Bruce-Clayton Co-Producer
Peter Heilrath Associate Producer
Peter Herrmann Producer
Sabine Schenck Line Producer: New York
Sigrid Narjes Associate Producer
Til Schweiger Co-Producer
Wolfgang Jurgan Co-Producer