2020 Edition



Section: Long Narrative

Country: Ethiopia

Production Year: 2019

Duration: 98 minutes

Director: Moges Tafesse

Screenplay: Moges Tafesse

Cinematography: Billy Mekonnen

Editor: Nahom Girma

Cast: Zerihun Mulatu, Yimisirach Girma, Tesfaye Yiman

Synopsis: It is 1916 in Ethiopia. Gobeze is a timid, peace-loving, young man of 25, a brilliant student who dedicates his life riddles. He runs away with his young love, but they are caught by her husband. Ethiopian tradition entails the two men are “enchained” and set off on a long journey to the royal court. During the journey, both men encounter a number of challenges.