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Grand comme le Baobab (Tall as the Baobab Tree) (2013)

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In a rural Senegalese village poised at the outer edge of the modern world, a teenage girl hatches a secret plan to rescue her 11-year-old sister from an arranged marriage.

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Critic Reviews for Grand comme le Baobab (Tall as the Baobab Tree)

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Chris Collins' serene lensing highlights the family's closeness and its connection to the environment, while Jay Wadley's African harp score adds to the pic's authenticity.

May 11, 2017 | Full Review…

Tall as the Baobab Tree tells a fascinating and frustrating story that leaves you wondering what will happen next.

May 11, 2017 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Tall as the Baobab Tree considers every point of view in its drama, and avoids being preachy, letting the truth of the scenario speak for itself.

October 23, 2013 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

An appealing film that tackles the alarming subject of forced child marriage, but unfortunately director Jeremy Teicher struggles with extracting natural performances from his cast of local villagers.

March 27, 2013 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Simple, swift and a little sad, this debut is far from perfect, but shows real promise.

October 14, 2012 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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