Price of Love (film)

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Price of Love
Price of Love 2015 film poster.png
Directed by Hermon Hailay
Produced by Max Conil
Written by Hermon Hailay
Max Conil
Starring Eskindir Tameru
Fereweni Gebregergs
Cinematography Mulgeta Amaru
Edited by Max Conil
Habtegebrel Abebe
Production
company
HM Film Production
Release date
  • 3 March 2015 (2015-03-03) (FESPACO)
Running time
99 minutes
Country Ethiopia
Language Amharic

Price of Love is an award winning 2015 Ethiopian drama film directed by Hermon Hailay which was screened in the Official Selection at 2015 Toronto International Film Festival.[1]

It was selected in Official Competition at FESPACO 2015 where it won the Special Prize of Ouagadougou. It has gone on to compete in numerous international film festivals and won multiple awards.[2]

It tells the story of a young Addis Ababa taxi driver gets caught up in the dark side of love, causing his taxi to be stolen. He finds himself stuck in a relationship with a prostitute, making him confront his past and discover what is the price of love.[3]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result
2015 Panafrican Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou Special Prize of Ouagadougou Price of Love Won
2015 Créteil International Women's Film Festival Grand Prix Price of Love Nominated
2015 Panafrican Film Festival, Cannes Dikalo Award Best Film Price of Love Won
2015 Panafrican Film Festival, Cannes Dikalo Award Best Actor Price of Love Won
2015 Panafrican Film Festival, Cannes Dikalo Award Best Actress Price of Love Won
2015 Zanzibar International Film Festival Bi Kidude Award (Chairman's Award) Price of Love Won
2015 Écrans noirs Ecrans d'Or Price of Love Nominated
2015 Toronto International Film Festival Grolsch People’s Choice Award Price of Love Nominated
2015 Festival du cinéma Africain de Khouribga Prix Coup de cœur du jury Price of Love Won
2015 Festival du cinéma Africain de Khouribga Prix culturel Don quichotte Price of Love Won
2015 Festival du cinéma Africain de Khouribga Best Actor Price of Love Won
2015 Festival International du Film de Femmes de Salé Grand Prix Price of Love Nominated
2015 Africa International Film Festival Best Screenplay Price of Love Won
2015 Lumières d'Afrique Prix du Jury Signis Price of Love Won
2015 Stockholm International Film Festival Bronze Horse Price of Love Nominated
2016 Jeonju International Film Festival Grand Prix Price of Love Nominated

Price of Love Festival List[edit]

Festival Date Type
Panafrican Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou March 2015 World Premier
Créteil International Women's Film Festival March 2015 European Premier
Panafrican Film Festival, Cannes April 2015 Cannes Premier
Black Cinema Brazil May 2015 South American Premier
Africa Film Trinidad & Tobago July 2015 Caribbean Premier
Zanzibar International Film Festival July 2015 Tanzanian Premier
Ecrans Noirs July 2015 Cameroon Premier
Festival du cinéma Africain de Khouribga September 2015 Morocco Premier
Toronto International Film Festival September 2015 North American Premier
Festival International du Film de Femmes de Salé October 2015
Filmfest Hamburg October 2015 German Premier
African Film Festival Ottawa October 2015
Cambridge African Film Festival October 2015
Africa in Motion October 2015
Film Africa November 2015
Afryka Eye November 2015
Africa International Film Festival November 2015 Nigeria Premier
Virginia Film Festival November 2015 US Premier
Lumieres d'Afrique November 2015
Cairo International Film Festival November 2015 Egypt Premier
Stockholm International Film Festival November 2015 Scandinavian Premier
Palm Springs International Film Festival January 2016 West Coast Premier
International Film Festival Rotterdam January 2016 Dutch Premier
Pan African Film Festival February 2016 Los Angeles Premier
AFI New African Film Festival March 2016
Caravanes des Cinemas d'Afrique March 2016
Washington DC International Film Festival April 2016 DC Premier
Jeonju International Film Festival April 2016 Asian Premier
New York African Film Festival May 2016 New York Premier

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