Black Venus

Black Venus
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The story of Saartjes Baartman, a Black domestic who, in 1808, left Southern Africa, then ruled by Dutch settlers, for Europe, following her boss Hendrick Caesar , hoping to find fame and fortune there. Once in London her master turned manager does nothing but exhibit her as a freak in a phony and humiliating carnival show. After a series of troubles caused by their act, Caesar, Saartje and their new friend, bear-tamer Réaux, head for Paris where once again, and against her will, she has to mimic savagery and expose her body, first in carnivals, then in the aristocratic salons of Paris, later on among the libertines and finally in brothels where she ends up being a prostitute. In the meantime, French anatomists will have taken an interest in her unusual anatomy (enormous buttocks and labia) only to declare her the missing link from ape to man. In 1815, aged only 27, she dies alone, of a combination of pneumonia and venereal disease.

Title:Black Venus
Original Title:Vénus noire
Release Date:October 27, 2010
MPAA Rating:12
Genres:History, Drama
Production Co.:France 2 Cinéma
Production Countries:France, Italy
Director:Abdellatif Kechiche
Casts:, , ,
Plot Keywords:paris, london, france, brothel, south africa, pneumonia, domestic life, racism, poverty, prostitution, humiliation, exhibition, aristocrat, colonialism, anatomist, african woman, sexually transmitted disease
Alternative Titles:
  • Vénus noire - [FR]
  • 黑色維納斯 - [TW]

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