SWEETNESS IN THE BELLY

By Zeresenay MEHARI

HANWAY FILMS - as SALES

Drama - Completed 2019

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.

Festivals
& Awards

Toronto - TIFF 2019
Discovery
    • Year of production
    • 2019
    • Genres
    • Drama, Romance
    • Countries
    • CANADA, IRELAND, UNITED KINGDOM
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH, AMHARIC, ARABIC
    • Duration
    • 110 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Zeresenay MEHARI
    • Writer(s)
    • Laura PHILLIPS
    • Producer(s)
    • Jennifer KAWAJA, Julia SERENY, Alan MOLONEY, Susan MULLEN
    • Synopsis
    • 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.