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Honey and Ashes

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The lives of three disparate Tunisian women -- united only by the treatment of their gender by their countrymen -- intersect in this provocative drama that quietly protests the continued oppression of women in North African Moslem countries. Leila is in her 20s and is secretly in love with Hassan. The two must tryst on the sly, for her father is a strict traditionalist. One day three fellows see Leila and Hassan kissing on a beach. Believing her to be a loose woman, they attack and try to rape her. She...more

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