Heart of Fire

Heart of Fire  {Feuerherz}
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Heart of Fire
Kenya, 2008, 94 Minute Running Time
Additional Countries: Germany
Topics: African Interest, Drama, War
Program: World Cinema Now
Language: Tigrinya, Italian English Sub-Titles

Set in Eritrea during the last stages of the second Ethiopian civil war in the early '80s, Heart of Fire traces the story of young Awet, who is taken from a Catholic orphanage and reunited with her father, a former freedom fighter, only to be conscripted into service as a child soldier.

DIRECTOR: Luigi Falorni
Producer: Andreas Bareiss, Sven Burgemeister, Gloria Burkert, Bernd Burgemeister
Editor: Anja Pohl
Screenwriter: Luigi Falorni, Gabriele Kister
Cinematographer: Judith Kaufmann
Music: Andrea Guerra
Principal Cast: Letekidan Micael, Solomie Micael, Seble Tilahun, Daniel Seyoum, Mekdes Wegene
Filmography: The Story of the Weeping Camel (2004)
Print Source: Beta Cinema

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