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Sweetness in the Belly

Sweetness in the Belly

Sep 06, 2019 1h 51m
6.4
20 votes

Synopsis

Orphaned in Africa as a child, Lilly escapes to England as a refugee, fleeing civil war in Ethiopia. Lost in this cold new world, Lilly embraces the immigrant community in London, attempting to reunite people with their scattered families. But as her friend Amina discovers, Lilly's mission isn't purely selfless: a passionate lost love affair is revealed.

Title Sweetness in the Belly
Companies Parallel Films, Sienna Films
Countries Canada, Ireland
Keywords london, england, based on novel or book, refugee, 1970s, pregnancy, ethiopia, orphan, nonlinear timeline, sufism, friendship between women
Dakota Fanning

Dakota Fanning

Lilly Mitchell Abdal
Wunmi Mosaku

Wunmi Mosaku

Amina Mergessa
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II

Dr. Aziz Abdul Nasser
Kunal Nayyar

Kunal Nayyar

Dr. Robin Sathi
Rafael Goncalves

Rafael Goncalves

Ahmed Mergessa
Chris McHallem

Chris McHallem

Immigration Officer
Denis Conway

Denis Conway

Officer Capps
Molly McCann

Molly McCann

Young Lilly
Gavin Drea

Gavin Drea

Philip Mitchell
Sharon Coade

Sharon Coade

Shelter Worker
Antoinette Doyle

Antoinette Doyle

Woman in Shelter
Neelam Bakshi

Neelam Bakshi

Mrs. Jahangir
Stella Bass

Stella Bass

Pelham Garden Caretaker
Kevin Njoroge

Kevin Njoroge

The Boy Ture
David Ryan

David Ryan

Hospital HR Clerk
Burt Caesar

Burt Caesar

Jamaican Man
Aviya Akande

Aviya Akande

Sitta Baby
Jason Momodu

Jason Momodu

Sitta Baby
Eden Quinn

Eden Quinn

Zema's Daugther Eden
Isabel Lema

Isabel Lema

Zema's Daugther Bella
Louise Benghazi

Louise Benghazi

Fatima / Woman in White
Fiona York

Fiona York

Mrs. Peele
Demiss Kassaye

Demiss Kassaye

Man at Meeting
Zainab Abdullai

Zainab Abdullai

Sitta 4 Months
Zarah Arinwande

Zarah Arinwande

Sitta 4 Months
Amerjit Deu

Amerjit Deu

Mr. Jahangir
Sara Mokonen

Sara Mokonen

Woman at E.F.R.A.
Peter Cresswell

Peter Cresswell

News Presenter
Kaylee Ekweanua

Kaylee Ekweanua

Sitta 9 Months
Ariel Kabongo

Ariel Kabongo

Sitta 9 Months

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