Desert Flower

(2009 Re-release)

Waris Dirie, born 1965 in Somalia, flees at 13 when sold as 4th wife. She's maid at the Somalian embassy in London, then McDonald's, where she's discovered and becomes int'l top model. 1997, she speaks up against female genital mutilation.

Grosses

Poland
$394,009
Summary Details
Distributor
Opening$115,136
30 theaters
Release DateMar 26, 2010
MPAAR
Running Time2 hr
GenresBiography Drama
In Release281 days/40 weeks
Widest Release30 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Mar 26-285$115,136-30-$3,837$116,5901
Apr 2-45$25,190-78.1%30-$839$211,1822
Apr 9-116$42,583+69%30-$1,419$342,5813
Apr 16-186$24,292-43%30-$809$394,0094