Competition: Girlhood out now on DVD.

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Award-winning director Celine Sciamma (Tomboy, Water Lillies), releases an innovative and moving depiction of female adolescence through the incredible film Girlhood.

The rising star Karidja Touré stars as Marieme, a teenage girl who is oppressed by her family and starts a new life by quitting school and befriending a group of free-sprited girls who form a gang. This empowering film portrays the transition from girl to woman, as Marieme faces the consequences of all her foolish decisions.

Using an all black cast, the film highlights the difficult pressures and influences a young woman goes through which women from all ages can relate to. It is described as an “explosive, emotional drama” from The Guardian, and is an exciting unique tale of exploring identity and sisterhood through the eyes of a french girl in Paris.

Have a look at the director Celine Sciamma, speak about her on and off-screen chemistry with the cast of Girlhood and future projects above.

Win a bundle of great DVD’s, including: Girlhood, A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night, Grand Central, The Bling Ring, Rust and Bone, and Mood Indigo, by answering the question below.

What is Karaidja Touré’s characters name in the film? 

Don’t forget to include your name and address!

Entrants should send answers to by Friday 9th October.

Girlhood is out now on DVD! 

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