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75 Ratings

DIFRET

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Directed by Zeresenay Berhane Mehari
Ethiopia, 2014
Drama

Synopsis

Hirut, 14, accidentally kills her intended husband, local law demands her death sentence. But Meaza, a tough lawyer from a women’s legal aid practice, steps in to fight for her. With both Hirut’s life and Meaza’s career at stake, they both must make their case for self-defence. Based on true events.

Synopsis

Hirut, 14, accidentally kills her intended husband, local law demands her death sentence. But Meaza, a tough lawyer from a women’s legal aid practice, steps in to fight for her. With both Hirut’s life and Meaza’s career at stake, they both must make their case for self-defence. Based on true events.

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DifretDirected byZeresenay Berhane Mehari

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Awards & Festivals

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Berlin International Film Festival
2014 | Winner: Fiction Film (Panorama Audience Award)
Sundance Film Festival
2014 | Winner: World Cinema - Dramatic (Audience Award)

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