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DIFRET

(2014)

Run time: 1h 39min |  Biography, Drama | Released: October 23, 2015 (USA)

This drama follows the traumatic experience of 14-year-old Hirut, a bright Ethiopian girl (Tizita Hagere) who became all too familiar with the extreme practice of being abducted into marriage. When Hirut kills her attacker while trying to escape and charged with murder, a tenacious lawyer (Meron Getnet) travels from the city to represent her. 

Director: Zeresenay Mehari

Writer(s): Zeresenay Mehari

Starring: Meron Getnet, Tizita Hagere, Abel Abebe