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Give Up The Ghost

film type fiction Production Country Germany, Jordan, Sweden production year 2019 runtime 15'00 colour
screening format DCP aspect ratio 2.35:1 (CinemaScope) sound format Dolby SR languages Arabisch Subtitles Englisch
screening format Blu-Ray aspect ratio 1.78:1 (16:9) sound format Stereo languages Arabisch Subtitles Englisch

Salam’s dream of becoming a mother shatters when she finds out that she is unable to have children with her husband. A lifetime of convictions and beliefs are put to the test as she realises she has to make a choice.

director Zain Duraie Besetzung / Cast Amin Safi, Maria Zreik, Nibal Al Awadi, Ziad Bakri Szenenbild / Production Design Khaleel Abu Haltam Schnitt / Editing Abdallah Sada Bildgestaltung / DOP Benoît Chamaillard Produktion / Production Alaa Alasad, Boris Despodov, Helene Granqvist Drehbuch / Script Zain Duraie Tongestaltung / Sound Design Israel Bañuelos
2019 Venice International Film Festival, Italy
2019 El Gouna Film Festival, Egypt (Best Arab Short Film)
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Zain Duraie

Born in Amman, Jordan;
graduated from the Toronto Film School;
her debut short film HORIZON has been awarded on serveral international festivals

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