About the film
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Release Date: October 27, 2010
|Production Companies||:||France 2 Cinéma, MK2 Films, CinéCinéma|
|Writers||:||Abdellatif Kechiche, Ghalya Lacroix|
The true story of Saartjes Baartman, a black South African worker who moves to London with her master in the early 19th century. Although she dreams of being an artist, once in Europe she is exploited as a sideshow attraction due to her large buttocks and genitalia.