The Source (2012)


France 2012, 124 mins
Director: Radu Mihaileanu
Starring: Leila Bekhti

THE SOURCE is set in a small village somewhere between North Africa and the Middle East.

For as long as anyone can remember, the women of the community have fetched water from a mountaintop spring in the blazing sun.

Leila, a young new bride, urges the other women to go on love strike: no more sex until the men run water to the village..