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Maqloubeh (Maqloubeh)

Arab Short Film Competition - Doha Tribecca Film Festival 2012

Nicolas Damuni / Short Narrative / Egypt, France, Palestine / 2012 / 10 min / Unknown / HDCAM / In Arabic / English subtitles / MENA Premiere
Rated: Parental guidance is advised for viewers under the age of 13. Individuals under the age of 13 are not admitted into cinemas unless accompanied by an individual aged 18 or older.

Synopsis

Five students who share an apartment in Ramallah are stuck inside due to the curfew. To kill time, they decide to make ‘maqloubeh’, a regional Palestinian dish. They disagree over the ingredients, but finally find common ground and finish their preparations, when an unexpected guest interrupts them.

About the Director

Nicolas Damuni studied cinema in Beirut. He has worked as a director, editor, colorist and special-effects creator on several projects in France and in the Middle East. In 2005, his work was selected for the Mediterranean Films Crossing Borders festival and, in 2006, he was selected for the Berlinale Talent Campus.

Credits

Director
Nicolas Damuni
Screenwriter
Nicolas Damuni, Hani Zurob
Producer
Karim Boutros Ghali
Editor
Nicolas Damuni
Music
Ahmad Al-Khatib, Youssef Hbeish
Cinematographer
Ahmad Yakoub
Sound
Sound Design : Boris Chapelle
Cast
Nabiha Lotfi, Mohammad Al-Baghdadi, Alameddine Sadek, Amer Milhem, Yazan Rafaey, Ehab Moussa

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