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The Mute

Fall Grants 2017 - Development Stage
Current project status: DEVELOPMENT

Thamer Al-Thani / Short Narrative / Qatar / 2019 / 10 min / Original Language: Arabic / Interests: Animation, Science Fiction, Fantasy

Synopsis

In 1960s Qatar, Mama Looloo lives alone as she builds a spaceship in the middle of her living room. She is mute and does not interact with people around her. She collects scrap metal around the country to build her spaceship. She is met with a series of events that require her to speak, but she chooses to avoid communication and run away from social interaction. In order to finish her spaceship, she must ask someone to help her find a piece that is out of her reach. Once she finds it, she blasts off.

Credits

Director
Thamer Al-Thani
Screenwriter
Thamer Al-Thani

About the Director

Thamer Al-Thani is a current student at Northwestern University in Qatar, majoring in Communications. He is a director with a unique view of the world. He enjoys telling complex and colourful stories and collaborating with others. ‘The Mute’ will be Al-Thani’s first short film as a writer and director.

Contacts

  • Main Contact

    Thamer Al-Thani

    Phone: 
    +974 5594 9296
    Email: 
    thamer53n@gmail.com

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