The direction is in the hands of Zeresenay Berhane Mehari. The story is based on the bestseller by Camilla Gibb, in English translation under the title The return of Lilly.
The main character loses at a young age, both her parents and grows up with friends in Ethiopia. In the eighties, the flight of the white muslim in London. By the political developments in Ethiopia, she is separated from her beloved. As more and more refugee Ethiopians in its surroundings to live, she shares with them her longing for Africa, and she tells about her search for her former friend.
Other cast members include Wunmi Mosaku and Kunal Nayyar (The Big Bang Theory).