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Black Girl

1969 Rated NR 1hr 20m

Working as a governess for a wealthy French family, a young Senegalese woman (Mbissine Therese Diop) accompanies her charges on a vacation to the French Riviera, where her white mistress (Anne-Marie Jelinek) suddenly expects her to do the work of a common maid. This racially charged drama from Senegalese writer-director Ousmane Sembene is often recognized as one of the seminal works of African cinema.

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Movie Details

Ratings
NR
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.

DVD details

Blu-ray details

Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1

Subtitles

English

Closed captioned

Yes

Language and sound

French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access.

Screen formats

Academy Ratio 1.37:1

Subtitles

English

Closed captioned

No

Language and sound

French: PCM Mono

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access. The Criterion Collection Blu-ray 4k restoration.