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Synopsis

Set in Ethiopa, 1960 during the reign of Emperor Haile Selassie (though his name is never mentioned in the story), this drama chronicles a failed revolutionary coup staged by a fiery young college graduate. The story begins at a posh Addis Ababa dinner party where Yoseph, who just graduated from a US college, muses over his place in Ethiopian society. No one there realizes that idealistic Yoseph is planning to bring Western-style politics to Ethiopia by trying to overthrow the government the next day...more

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