Sweetness In The Belly (2020)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Romantic Drama  |   Release Date - May 8, 2020 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 110 min.  |   Countries - United Kingdom, Ireland  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Augustine Chay

Director Zeresenay Mehari’s transnational drama is an adaptation of English-born Canadian writer Camilla Gibb’s 2005 novel of the same name. Starring Dakota Fanning, Kunal Nayyar, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, and Wunmi Mosaku, it traces the story of Lilly Abdal, an Anglo-Irish woman who grew up in Morocco as an orphan and embraced Islam. She is forced to flee to England after a civil war breaks out in Ethiopia in the 1970s.

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doctor, love, Muslim, refugee, religion