Price of love

  • Price of love
Genre : Drama
Type : Fiction
Original title : Yefikir Wagawe - የፍቅር ዋጋዉ [Amharic Title] | Prix de l'amour (Le)
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2015
Format : Feature
Running time : 100 (in minutes)

A young Addis Ababa taxi driver gets caught up in the dark side of love, causing his taxi to be stolen. He finds himself stuck in a relationship with a prostitute, making him confront his past and discover what is the price of love.

Addis-Ababa. X, an Ethiopian taxi driver, takes his daily routine. One day, he meets a prostitute in a tough situation. A relationship develops between the two and he is trapped up to the neck. The tumultuous past of the street walker will cost him his dearest working tool: his taxi. Meanwhile, their love relationship grows stronger in this unhealthy climate.

Director: Hermon Hailay

Ethiopia, 2014, feature, 1h40, drama

Starring: Eskindir Tameru, Fereweni Gebregergs

3rd Feature

Prod : HM Film Production

የፍቅር ዋጋዉ መጋቢት 12 እና 13 በሁሉም የግል ሲኒማ ቤቶች ይመረቃል
Price of Love will be released in private cinemas in Addis Ababa on 21-22 March.

2015 | Festival de Films de femmes, Créteil
* Sélection

2015 | FESPACO, Burkina Faso
* Competition Features
* won: Special Prize of Ouagadougou City (Prix Spécial de la Commune de Ouagadougou).
* World Premiere / Première Mondiale


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