The Source (2011)

The Source (2011)

The Source (2011)

Feel-good comedy set in an Arab village where the women band together, refusing sex to entice their men to end a sexist tradition. Shot in Morocco.

"The story takes place in current times, in a small village somewhere between North Africa and the Middle East. The women fetch water from a mountaintop spring in the blazing sun. They’ve done that since the beginning of time. Leila, a young bride, urges the women to launch a love strike: no more cuddling, no more sex until the men run water into the village." (Cannes Film Festival 2011)

2011135 minsBelgium, Italy, FranceArabic with English subtitles
ComedyDramaWorld Cinema
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Apparently this movie is based on a true story that happened in Kica, Turkey in 2008, but it is set somewhere in North Africa. The men have nothing to do because there have been a number of years of drought, so they sit in the cafe, drinking coffee, playing cards and watching the women haul water from the local well (one of "the sources" of the title). The...

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Apparently this movie is based on a true story that happened in Kica, Turkey in 2008, but it is set somewhere in North Africa. The men have nothing to do because there have been a number of years of drought, so they sit in the cafe, drinking coffee, playing cards and watching the women haul water from the local well (one of "the sources" of the title)....

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