Most Popular Amharic-Language Feature Films

1. Beyond Borders (2003) Beyond Borders (2003)
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Beyond Borders is an epic tale of the turbulent romance between two star-crossed lovers set against... Dir: Martin Campbell With: Clive Owen, Angelina Jolie, Linus Roache Adventure | Drama | Romance | War 127 mins.
2. Difret (2014) Difret (2014)
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Three hours outside of Addis Ababa, a bright 14-year-old girl is on her way home from school when men on horses swoop in and kidnap her... Dir: Zeresenay Mehari With: Meron Getnet, Tizita Hagere, Rahel Teshome Drama 99 mins.
3. Terraferma (2011) Terraferma (2011)
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A Sicilian family deals with the arrival of a group of immigrants on their island. Dir: Emanuele Crialese With: Filippo Pucillo, Donatella Finocchiaro, Beppe Fiorello Drama 88 mins.
4. Live and Become (2005) Live and Become (2005)
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In 1980 the black Falashas in Ethiopia are recognised as genuine Jews. In turn they are secretly carried to Israel... Dir: Radu Mihaileanu With: Yaël Abecassis, Roschdy Zem, Moshe Agazai Drama 140 mins.
5. Atletu (2009) Atletu (2009)
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Running the streets of Rome in 1960, an unknown, barefooted Ethiopian man stunned the world by winning Olympic gold in the marathon... Dir: Davey Frankel, Rasselas Lakew With: Rasselas Lakew, Dag Malmberg, Ruta Gedmintas Biography | Drama 92 mins.
6. Teza (2008) Teza (2008)
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The Ethiopian intellectual Anberber returns to his native country during the repressive totalitarian... Dir: Haile Gerima With: Aaron Arefe, Abiye Tedla, Takelech Beyene Drama 140 mins.
7. Red Leaves (2014) Red Leaves (2014)
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An Ethiopian immigrant, sets out on a journey through his children's homes after losing his wife. Coming to know some of life's harsh new realities, he tries to survive in his own way. Dir: Bezzi Getta With: Ruti Asarsai, Meir Dassa, Debebe Eshetu Drama
8. Adwa (1999) Adwa (1999)
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In 1896, Ethiopia, an African nation, largely armed with spears and knives, defeats a well-equipped and organized Italian military bent on colonization. Dir: Haile Gerima Drama | War 97 mins.
9. 13 Months of Sunshine (2007) 13 Months of Sunshine (2007)
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A drama about two Ethiopians who enter a marriage of convenience and struggle to maintain traditional values as they strive toward their dreams. Dir: Yehdego Abeselom With: Sammy Amare, Tsion Fikreselassie, Salem Dawit Drama | Romance 98 mins.
10. L'éclat furtif de l'ombre (2014) L'éclat furtif de l'ombre (2014)
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A young fisherman flees his home after his village was massacred. Along his escape, he looses himself in the geological wonder of his land. 40 years later in Europe, Adisu is an old taxi driver in search of a memory of a lost love. Dir: Patrick Dechesne, Alain-Pascal Housiaux With: Sara de Roo, Joseph Farroul, Philippe Jeusette Drama 90 mins.