Difret (2014)

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A schoolgirl is abducted by a group of men, a victim of 'telefa', or marriage by abduction. She is raped by her would-be husband and imprisoned. Later she attempts to escape, grabs a rifle and shoots her captor dead. She is held by the authorities for the man's murder and finds herself in teh middle of legal proceedings that challenge centuries of traditional behaviour.

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