from addis ababa

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Format
100'

Status
In Development

Release
TBC

Director
Ilse Somers

Producers
Vivi Film (BE)

Screenplay
Ilse Somers
Rik D’hiet

PITCH

When an unwanted pregnancy forces an Ethiopian woman to give her boy Anwar away, a particular adoption story unfolds. The birth mother, Sayda, and the adoptive mum, Marianne, have their own reasons to start looking for each other. Marianne has to restore the bond with her adoptive son. Sayda hopes to find her son to get help. Anwar, lost between cultures, has to find his mother to find himself.