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SWEETNESS IN THE BELLY

Original title SWEETNESS IN THE BELLY

Directed by Zeresenay Mehari

CANADA, UNITED KINGDOM, IRELAND - 2019 - English - HanWay Films Ltd

Themes :
Generalist - ALL, Drama, First or Second Feature, Literary adaptation, Romantic, Society


Following his debut DIFRET (winner of the Berlinale Panorama Prize), Zeresenay Mehari directs a powerful love story that explores an immigrant's life from a unique perspective. Dakota Fanning plays Lilly Abdal, a woman caught between two worlds.
Orphaned in Africa as a child, Lilly escapes to England as a refugee, fleeing civil war in Ethiopia. Lost in this cold new world, Lilly embraces the immigrant community in London, attempting to reunite people with their scattered families. But as her ... Read All

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CAST & CREW

Cast Dakota Fanning, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II
Directed by Zeresenay Mehari
Producer Jennifer Kawaja, Alan Moloney, Susan Mullen, Julia Sereny
Sceenwriter Laura Phillips
DOP Tim Fleming
Music Todor Kobakov
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