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Production Details

Script: Anna Soler-Pont

Logline: Set in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), La Habana (Cuba) and Barcelona (Spain), this is the story of Solomon: a story of hope and love across three continents.

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About the Film

Solomon is an eight year old Ethiopian boy living in Addis Ababa, aware that the world is changing around him: Haile Selassie’s kingdom is reaching the end. As an orphan of a fighter in the Ogaden war against Somalia, he will end up embarking on a ship together with a thousand orphan children like him from Assab, through the Red Sea, with destination towards Cuba…

To be shot in Addis Ababa, La Habana, Isla de la Juventud (Cuba) and Barcelona.