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Laila Abbas / Feature Narrative / Palestine, Germany, Qatar / 2019 / Original Language: Arabic / Interests: Drama, Comedy


The father of the poor and bickering sisters Mariam and Noura dies and unexpectedly leaves a large sum of money in the bank. According to the law, their brother can claim half of the money because he’s the male sibling. Enraged by the injustice, the sisters decide to put their differences aside and join forces in concocting a scheme to get their hands on the money before their brother finds out about their father’s death.


Laila Abbas
Laila Abbas
Roshanak Behesht Nedjad
Production Company
In Good Company Films
Production Company
In Good Company

About the Director

Laila Abbas started her career in television. With a degree in Business Administration, she dealt with the huge responsibilities of the TV world for over five years. But her passion to tell stories drove her to pursue writing and filmmaking. She was awarded the Said Foundation scholarship to do her Masters in Film & TV Producing at Royal Holloway University in the UK. Laila then worked as an instructor at the Institute of Modern Media at Al Quds University for six years and also worked with multiple organizations as a screenwriting and filmmaking trainer.


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    Roshanak Behesht Nedjad

    IGC Films
    +49 30 204 597 78

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