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The Wall (Al Hayt)

Arab Short Film Competition - Doha Tribecca Film Festival 2012

Odette Makhlouf Mouarkech / Short Narrative / Lebanon, Qatar / 2012 / 22 min / Colour / HDCAM / In Arabic / English subtitles / World Premiere
Rated: General Audiences. Suitable for ages 4 and up.

Synopsis

In Beirut during the civil war, Odette Makhlouf Mouarkech’s family would hide in Mary’s house, which was known to be the safest in the neighbourhood because of its indestructible living-room wall. Now, the wall is being removed.

About the Director

Odette Makhlouf obtained her Diploma in Cinema from USEK in 2000 and a Masters degree in Cinema Studies from PARIS 8 in 2004. ‘The Wall’ won the Best Short Film Scenario award from Metropolis and was selected for the delegation of the European Union to Lebanon at the 17th European Film Festival.

Credits

Director
Odette Makhlouf Mouarkech
Screenwriter
Odette Makhlouf Mouarkech
Producer
Abla Khoury, Emile Sleylati
Editor
Nadim Chartouni, Pierre Mouarkech
Music
Nadim Mechlawy
Cinematographer
Pierre Mouarkech
Sound
Rana Eid
Cast
Arzeh Khoder, Rachel Salemeh, Pierre Berberi

Contacts

  • Press Contact

    Odette Makhlouf Mouarkech

    Company: 
    Freelancer

  • Print Source

    Pierre Mouarkech

    Company: 
    Freelancer

  • Sales Contact

    Abla Khoury

    Company: 
    Ginger Productions
    Phone: 
    +961 567 286

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