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Year: 2014
Original Title: Difret
Length: 99 minutes
Genre: Drama
Studios: Golem Distribución
Age rating: Suitable only for 15 years and over

Release Dates

United Kingdom: March 06 2015

United States: January 18 2014


Ranking: 9,981 out of 16,123 movies (up 1005)


10.0 by 1 users


Three hours outside of Addis Ababa, a bright 14-year-old girl is on her way home from school when men on horses swoop in and kidnap her. The brave Hirut grabs a rifle and tries to escape, but ends up shooting her would-be husband. In her village, the practice of abduction into marriage is common and one of Ethiopia's oldest traditions. Meaza Ashenafi, an empowered and tenacious young lawyer, arrives from the city to represent Hirut and argue that she acted in self-defense. Meaza boldly embarks on a collision course between enforcing civil authority and abiding by customary law, risking the continuing work of her women's legal-aid practice to save Hirut's life.


Cast Difret

Meron Getnet

Meron Getnet

Meaza Ashenafi

Tizita Hagere

Tizita Hagere

Hirut Assefa