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Amadi

New Zealand, 2010 (MIFF 2010, Fiction)

Director: Zia Mandviwalla

Alone in a foreign country Amadi knows that a person's face can never tell their full story - but his heartbreak and that of his neighbour may be more similar than he realises.

D/S Zia Mandviwalla P Owen Hughes WS NZ Film Commission L English, Rwandan w/English subtitles TD 35mm/2010

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