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The highly anticipated Amharic feature, Hiroshima, is now showing in all cinemas of Addis. Directed by Serawit Fikre, who also acts in the movie, the film shows a group of Ethiopian businessmen trying to illegally smuggle hazardous waste to Ethiopia through a well-respected pilot and family man, but people get killed in the process.
Serawit Fikere has previously produced and directed several Amharic movies including Dagmawit, Semayawi Feres and Sekaramu Posta. Hiroshima is the third Ethiopian film to be shot with the Red One camera and the first to be edited in Ethiopia. The cast in addition to Serawit Fikre includes, Meseret Mebrate, Abebe Balcha, Michael Tamrie, Mulualem Tadesse and others.

Starring: Serawit Fikre, Meseret Mebrate, Abebe Balcha, Michael Tamrie, Mulualem Tadesse and others.
Director: Serawit Fikre
Screenplay: Serawit Fikre
Producer: Serawit Multimedia Production
Genre: Suspense
Running time: 2hrs



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