The Mid-Week Movie

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Last year when I was home in Morocco, I watched this mid-week pick with my mother. She’s in the middle of a divorce after being married to my dad for 29 years.

Just like the main character, my mom left everything behind. But unlike the film, not all of it was by choice. In Moroccan law, if a woman asks for divorce, the husband keeps everything - includi…

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