Black Venus

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Black Venus

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Black Venus

Release Date: October 27, 2010

Year    :   2010
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   History, Drama
Production Companies    :   France 2 Cinéma, MK2 Films, CinéCinéma
Director    :   Abdellatif Kechiche
Producers    :   
Writers    :   Abdellatif Kechiche, Ghalya Lacroix
RunTime    :   159 mins.

The true story of Saartje 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.

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