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Radu Mihaileanu, the Romanian director behind French orchestral farce 'The Concert', travels to North Africa for another dramedy: this one about a village where the women withhold sex in order to replace an obsolete well. Yes, you read that correctly. It all begins when yet another woman loses her unborn child while on the dangerous path to the village's water supply. Unwilling to ignore the perils in the name of 'tradition' any longer, Leila (Leïla Bekhti) begins a vocal campaign to get the increasingly lazy men of the community to pipe water direct to the village. But with elders who resent...

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