SWEETNESS IN THE BELLY

By Zeresenay "zee" Berhane MEHARI

SIENNA FILMS - as PROD

Drama - Development 2015

Set in London with flashbacks to wartorn Ethopia, Lilly, a Caucasian of British descent, abandoned as a child and raised as a devout Muslim in Ethiopia, and Amina, a young Ethiopian mother desperate to flee her tragic past, meet in London as they search for their loved ones. Their unique bond ult

    • Year of production
    • 2015
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • CANADA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Budget
    • 5 - 10 M$
    • Director(s)
    • Zeresenay "zee" Berhane MEHARI
    • Producer(s)
    • Jennifer KAWAJA (Sienna Films), Julia SERENY (Sienna Films)
    • Synopsis
    • Set in London with flashbacks to war torn Ethopia, Lilly, a Caucasian of British descent, abandoned as a child and raised as a devout Muslim in Ethiopia, and Amina, a young Ethiopian mother desperate to flee her tragic past, meet in London as they search for their loved ones. Their unique bond ultimately frees them both – a story for our time that challenges the ways we are defined by race, religion or the place of our birth.
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