SynopsisFakeh tells the story of the title character, a young girl in her late twenties, who is a victim of the unfair belief in her locality that education is a privilege not extended to the girl child. At the tender age of 12, Fakeh is given out into marriage by her father, in settlement of a debt he cannot pay. Young Fakeh finds herself the youngest of her husband’s five wives. Her dreams of going to school and becoming the doctor she always wanted to be are shattered. Powerless, she settles into her role as wife, albeit unhappily.