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Director: Zeresenay Mehari
Ethiopia 2014
99 minutes
Cert: CLUB


The title of this film means to dare in Amharic, the language of Ethiopia. Based on a true story of the marriage abduction of a 14 year old schoolgirl. After being raped by her abductor she escapes with a rifle, which she uses when he comes chasing after her. A female lawyer hears about her plight on the radio and presents at the local police station to defend her.

Winner - Panorama Audience Award, Berlin Film Festival 2014
Winner - World Cinema Audience Award, Sundance Film Festival 2014.

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