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Girl Rising (2013)

PG-13
101 min | Documentary, Drama

This film follows 9 girls from Haiti, Nepal, Ethiopia, India, Egypt, Peru, Cambodia, Sierra Leone, and Afghanistan on their journey to education.
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Writers
Marie Arana (writer (Peru)) | Doreen Baingana (writer (Uganda)) | Edwidge Dantical (writer (Haiti)) | Mona Eltahawy (writer (Egypt)) & 6 more
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Cinematographers
Islam Abdelsamie (segments: Egypt) | Adam Beckman (segments: Nepal) | David Rush Morrison (segments: Cambodia) (as David Morrison) | Mike Ozier (segments: Afghanistan) (as Michael Ozier) & 5 more
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Opening weekend
$81,640
Gross (US & Canada)
$1,727,259
Gross (World)
$1,727,259
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Release date
Mar 7, 2013 (United States)

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36 cast members
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Amina
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Arindol Bagchi
Ruksana's Father Ruksana's Father   See fewer
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Rekha Banerjee
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Cate Blanchett
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Tripti Chaudhary
Sita Didi Sita Didi   See fewer
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Priyanka Chopra
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Tanaji Dasgupta
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Saheb Dey
Goodna 2 Goodna 2   See fewer
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Said Faraj
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Selena Gomez
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Mona Hala
Yasmine's Mother Yasmine's Mother   See fewer
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Anne Hathaway
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Salma Hayek
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Alicia Keys
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Prabin Khatiwada
Bimal Sir Bimal Sir   See fewer
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Siddhartha Laha
Art Store Shopkeeper Art Store Shopkeeper   See fewer
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Mariama
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Chloë Grace Moretz
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Liam Neeson
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Freida Pinto
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Supniya Rugni
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Ruksana
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Senna
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Pratima Shah
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Sammy Sheik
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Sohka
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Meryl Streep
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Suma
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Nazim Uddin
Goodna 3 Goodna 3   See fewer
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Shalini Vatsa
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Wadley
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Kerry Washington
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Ratings Breakdown

7.1 / 10 | 1,126 votes