30.09. - 09.10.2021

Price of Love Ethiopia 2015 | 99 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2015

Hermon Hailay

HERMON HAILAY (*1985) is self-taught and one of the leading screenplay authors and directors in Ethiopia. Price of Love is her debut feature.

rated for 0 + years
Teddy is a taxi driver in Addis Ababa. He grew up on the street and is doing everything he can to prevent falling back into his old ways of chewing khat and drinking alcohol. His taxi is his life insurance. But when he intervenes in a fight between a prostitute and her ex-boyfriend who sells girls to the Middle East, the car disappears. Suddenly, Teddy has no source of income – and a young woman he doesn't know. Together they set out to find the taxi. The longer they search, they closer they grow. But the relationship has no real prospect of success: Teddy has to choose between his new love and his old car. Price of Love is a touching romcom from Ethiopia that gives rare insights into everyday life in an African metropolis.
Original title: Price of Love
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Amharic/Englisch
Section: Kaleidoscope
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Hermon Hailay
Screenplay: Hermon Hailay, Max Conil
Cast: Eskindir Tameru, Fereweni Gebregergs, Kassahun Getatchew, Solomon Teka, Dawit Gulilat
Producer: Max Conil
Director of Photography: Mulugeta Ameru
Music: Yared Shumete
Production Design:
Editor: Max Conil, Habtegebrel Abebe
Sound: 0
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Format: dcp
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Production: HM Film Production
Contact: HM Film Production, Hermon Hailay:


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