New Yorker Films | Release Date: October 15, 2004
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joomjim4Jun 18, 2012
A brave piece and considered personally to be an accomplished piece of cinematic achievement from the African film industry. A film that gives out a powerful political message in such a humorous, charming and heroic way that makes it aA brave piece and considered personally to be an accomplished piece of cinematic achievement from the African film industry. A film that gives out a powerful political message in such a humorous, charming and heroic way that makes it a special one to watch. A perfect morality tale. Expand
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EpicLadySpongeJun 17, 2016
Moolaadé shows us the deepest thoughts of a group of girls trying to be protected by the main character, Collé, by using moolaadé (magical protection) and boy, how much I want to watch this movie over and over again.
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BillF.Sep 22, 2007
Phenomenal. Humane and insightful.
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ryancarroll88Aug 27, 2010
In a small village in Africa, a woman stands up to tribal traditions by harboring 4 girls in her house who refuse to partake in "purification' - a mandatory ritual for all women to become married. She uses the tribes own superstitions againstIn a small village in Africa, a woman stands up to tribal traditions by harboring 4 girls in her house who refuse to partake in "purification' - a mandatory ritual for all women to become married. She uses the tribes own superstitions against them by summoning a 'moolaade,' a spirit who will protect the children from the tribals entering her house. Furthermore, the tribe chief's cosmopolitan son is set to marry the same woman's daughter, only to find out she is a balikoro (unpurified). A foreign street is also there to pass judgment on the whole situation in this fascinating watch. Expand
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