Four young women, plucked from the streets of Paris to star in the gritty new film Girlhood, are leading a revolution in both the gender and colour of so much French cinema…
The film Girlhood and the myth of conventional French femininity .
nonjudgmentally examines another young woman searching for her identity, this time amid a teenage girl gang by Peter Debruge
the film Girlhood (Assa Sylla and Karidja Touré at front).
Stockholm Film Festival's main prize was awarded Girlhood
Picnic at Hanging Rock, Peter Weir, 1975
Girlhood, a powerful coming-of-age drama from Céline Sciamma (Water Lillies, Tomboy) featuring a mesmerizing breakthrough performance from newcomer Karidja Touré. Released by Strand Releasing.
Assa Sylla and Karidja Touré:
Rita Hayworth in a Jean Louis gown in "Gilda" 1946