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Title Black girl [dvd] / Janus Films ; World Cinema Project ; Filmi Domirev Dakar presente ; ecrit et realise par Ousmane Sembène ; [produced by Andre Zwoboda]
Published [New York, New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2017]
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Edition 2 DVD special edition
Descript 2 videodiscs (59 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in
Content two-dimensional moving image tdi
Media video v
Carrier videodisc vd
Descript DVD video 4 3/4 in. rda
digital optical monaural Dolby Digital rda
fullscreen (1.37:1) rda
NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
Series Criterion collection
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs)
Tech Details DVD, region 1, NTSC, fullscreen (1.37:1 aspect ratio), Dolby Digital monaural
Language In French with English subtitles
Performer(S) M'bissine Therese Diop, Anne-Maire Jelinck, Momar Nar Sene, Robert Fontaine
Credits Images, Christian Lacoste; editor, Andre Gaudier ;
Note Title from title frame
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1966
Based on La noire de -- / [by] Ousmane Sembène
Summary A young Senegalese woman moves to France to work for a wealthy white couple and finds that life in their small apartment becomes a prison, both figuratively and literally, into a complexly layered critique of the lingering colonialist mindset of a supposedly postcolonial world
Awards Best African Feature, Festival of Black Arts 1966 ; Grand Prize, Carthage Film Festival 1966
Note Special features: excerpt from a 1966 broadcast of JT 20h, featuring Sembène accepting the Prix Jean Vigo for Black Girl; new interview with actor M'Bissine Thérèse Diop; trailer
Subject Immigrants -- France -- Drama
Household employees -- Drama
Senegalese -- France -- Drama
Suicide -- Drama
Self-esteem -- Drama
DVD videodiscs
Alt Author Sembène, Ousmane, 1923-2007, film director, screenwriter
Zwobada, André, producer
Lacoste, Christian, director of photography
Gaudier, Andre, editor of moving image work
Diop, Mbissine Thérèse, actor
Jelinck, Anne-Marie, actor
Sene, Momar Nar, actor
Fontaine, Robert, 1924-1973, actor
Films Domirev (Firm), presenter
Film Foundation, production company
Janus Films, film distributor
Criterion Collection (Firm), film distributor
Add Title Noire de
Container of (expression): Black girl (motion picture). Wolof
ISBN 9781681432489
ISBN/ISSN 715515192019
Music # CC2721DDVD The Criterion Collection
CC2721-1 The Criterion Collection (disc 1)
CC2721D-2 The Criterion Collection (disc 2)

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