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Sweetness in the Belly

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Sweetness in the Belly

Release Date: September 06, 2019

Year    :   2019
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Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   Parallel Films, Sienna Films
Director    :   Zeresenay Mehari
Producers    :   Daniel Hubbard, Laura Bickford, Adrian Sturges, Patrick Roy, Alan Moloney, Susan Mullen, Amy Hubbard, Elise Cousineau, Jennifer Kawaja, Julia Sereny, Andrea Glinski, Mehret Mandefro, Evelyn McLoughlin, Catherine Magee, Amy Rowan, Jenny Smith, Emma Wall, Christina Kubacki, Lauren Jerome, Fiona Druckenmiller, Dermot Cleary, Patrick Culhane, Nora Simmons, Emily Tebbitt, Jane Bailey, Iseult Timmons Ward, Zeke Lawless, Maud Ribbens, Jessica Fazari, Eva Wyse, Sinead Toal, Georgina Shortt, David Ivory, Doireann Cooke, Maia von Hurter, Eve Kinizo
Writers    :   Laura Phillips, Camilla Gibb
RunTime    :   111 mins.

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 friend Amina discovers, Lilly's mission isn't purely selfless: a passionate lost love affair is revealed.

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