Sweetness in the Belly
Lilly Abdal is a woman caught between two places: one of her birth parents and the other, where she was adopted, raised and fell in love. Orphaned in Africa as a child, Lilly’s first experience of her parents’ homeland of England is as a refugee, escaping civil war. As lost in this cold new world as her fellow immigrants, Lilly becomes the heart of this disenfranchised community in London, attempting to reunite people with their scattered families. But as her friend Amina discovers, Lilly’s mission isn’t purely altruistic and a passionate lost love affair is revealed between Lilly and Aziz, an idealistic doctor.
Adaptation of the bestselling novel by Camilla Gibb.
- Type of film
- Zeresenay “Zee” Berhane Mehar
- Alan Moloney, Susan Mullen, Jennifer Kawaja, Julia Sereny
- Executive Producer
- Mehret Mandefro, Adrian Sturges
- Laura Phillips (screenplay), Camilla Gibb (novel)
- Principal Cast
- Saoirse Ronan