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The Ethiopian intellectual Anberber returns to his native country during the repressive totalitarian regime of Haile Mariam Mengistu and the recognition of his own displacement and powerlessness at the dissolution of his people's humanity and social values. After several years spent studying medicine in Germany, he finds the country of his youth replaced by turmoil. His dream of using his craft to...

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Directed by

Haile Gerima

Written by

Haile Gerima (Screenplay)

Runtime

140 minutes

Country

Germany, France, Ethiopia

Cast

Keywords

return ethiopia

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