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Sweetness in the Belly

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Sweetness in the Belly is an upcoming drama film based on the novel of the same name by Camilla Gibb. It follows Lily, a refugee living in London. Orphaned as a child in Africa, she experiences her parents’ homeland of England, escaping civil war. She becomes the heart of a disenfranchised community in London, where she attempts to reunite people with their families. Amira (Lily’s friend) discovers that Lily’s mission isn’t purely altruistic and reveals a passionate lost love affair between Lily and Aziz, an idealistic doctor.

The film was shot in Ireland and in Ethiopia. Sweetness in the Belly is currently in post-production in Toronto. It will premiere in 2019.

Directed by: Zeresenay “Zee” Berhane Mehari

Starring: Dakota Fanning, Wunmi Mosaku, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and Kunal Nayyar




Sienna Films, Parallel Films