Sweetness in the Belly

Sweetness in the Belly

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From the award-winning producers of BROOKLYN, THE SIEGE OF JADOTVILLE and HAYWIRE and the director of DIFRET comes a poignant and intensely atmospheric look beyond the stereotypes of Islam. the movies adaptation of Camilla Gibb's bestselling novel. After her hippie British parents are murdered, Lilly is raised at a Sufi shrine in Morocco. As a young woman she goes on pilgrimage to Harar, Ethiopia, where she teaches Qur’an to children and falls in love with an idealistic doctor. But even swathed in a traditional headscarf, Lilly can’t escape being marked as a foreigner. Forced to flee Ethiopia for England, she must once again confront the riddle of who she is and where she belongs.
Starring Dakota Fanning, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Wunmi Mosaku
Director Zeresenay Mehari