Black Venus

Black Venus
02:39:00
Black Venus.2010.hd.1080p
HD
Black Venus Poster
7/10 by 25 users

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
Runtime:
Genres:History, Drama
Production Co.:France 2 Cinéma
Production Countries:France, Italy
Director:Abdellatif Kechiche
Writers:,
Casts:, , ,

Similar Movies

  • Bean Poster
    6.3/10 by 391 users
    Original Title:Bean
    Release Date:July 29, 1997
    Popularity:2.842609
  • Monster Poster
    6.9/10 by 319 users
    Original Title:Monster
    Release Date:November 16, 2003
    Popularity:2.870497
  • In the Realm of the Senses Poster
    6.5/10 by 73 users
    Original Title:愛のコリーダ
    Release Date:May 15, 1976
    Popularity:3.456143
  • RED 2 Poster
    6.4/10 by 1220 users
    Original Title:RED 2
    Release Date:July 18, 2013
    Popularity:4.395847
  • Team America: World Police Poster
    6.6/10 by 501 users
    Original Title:Team America: World Police
    Release Date:October 10, 2004
    Popularity:3.09752
  • Mission: Impossible Poster
    6.6/10 by 1995 users
    Original Title:Mission: Impossible
    Release Date:May 21, 1996
    Popularity:6.260288