Biography · The autobiography of a Somalian nomad circumcised at 3, sold in marriage at 13, Directed by Sherry Hormann. With Soraya Omar-Scego, Idriss Abdillahi Houfaneh, Awa Saïd Darar, Roun Daher Cast overview, first billed only. “ Desert Flower,” a well-made film that depicts the remarkable life of the model Waris Dirie, manages to be both a classic feel-good story and. Biography · The autobiography of a Somalian nomad circumcised at 3, sold in marriage at 13, Directed by Sherry Hormann. With Soraya Omar-Scego, Idriss Abdillahi Houfaneh, Awa Saïd Darar, Roun Daher Cast overview, first billed only. Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet! You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. All Titles TV Episodes Names Companies Keywords Characters Quotes Bios Plots. Sign in with Facebook Other Sign in options. The Interview Photograph courtesy The Match Factory One of the most famous models in the world at the time, Waris Dirie portrayed by Liya Kebede, right revealed in an interview that she had been subjected to female circumcision when she was a child in Somalia. Wüstenblume ist ein Spielfilm der deutsch-amerikanischen Regisseurin Sherry Hormann und des Produzenten Peter Herrmann aus dem Jahr Contact Us Register News Press Room Advertising Jobs. Order Reprints Today's Paper Subscribe. Waris Dirie book Sherry Hormann Smita Bhide. Enjoy unlimited streaming on Prime Video. An old woman in the desert cut away those parts that could someday allow her to feel sexual pleasure and sewed shut her labia — so her husband could be sure he had married a virgin when he cut it open. The tale it seeks to lay out works on a number of levels. Juliet Stevenson as Lucinda. Liya Kebede Waris Dirie , Sally Hawkins Marilyn , Timothy Spall Donaldson , Juliet Stevenson Lucinda , Craig Parkinson Neil , Anthony Mackie Harold , Meera Syal Pushpa Patel and Soraya Omar-Scego Young Waris. EVENTS Awards Central Oscars Golden Globes Sundance Cannes Comic-Con Emmy Awards Venice Film Festival Toronto Film Festival Festival Central Tribeca All Events. More From Nat Geo Movies The Way Back Now Playing The Last Lions Photos: Sherry Horman , Sherry Hormann. Pictures from Desert Flower. Craig Parkinson as Neil. The effect is thesting unsettling. The film makes bluntly clear that this is a trauma that lasts a lifetime. An interview with the directors of "Hollywood's Greatest Trick" and a presentation of the short film.