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Ya Omri
Director: Hady Zaccak
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Highlights
The film is comprised of photographic and audio recordings taken between 1992 and 2013.
2016/ Lebanon83 min/ Documentary Biography
Original Title
104 Wrinkles
SYNOPSIS
Hady follows his grandmother Henriette as she ages and crosses the centenarian milestone to reach 104 years. He witnesses the transformation of her memory, her emigration from Lebanon to Brazil and the stories of love, children and suspended time. Ya Omri is a journey about ageing, memory and life.
CAST
Henriette Massaud Awaiss
CREW
Screenwriter: Hady Zaccak
DOP: Muriel Aboulrouss
Editor: Hady Zaccak, Elias Chahine
Production Company(ies)
ZAC Films
Producer(s)
Hady Zaccak
Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF), UAE
Sharm El Sheikh Arab and European Film Festival, Egypt
Beirut Cinema Days, Lebanon
Cairo Cinema Days, Egypt
Lebanese Film Festival (LFF) in Sydney, Australia
Award of Merit at the Docs Without Borders Film Festival in Nassau, USA
Jury Award at the Malmö Arab Film Festival (MAFF), Sweden
Appreciation Award at the Impact Docs Awards
Quotes
"There’s a universality here where the viewer senses the passage of time and the unassailable finality of life." Fionnuala Halligan - Screendaily
"Beyond virtual realities, the audience, the director, the screens, the film star Henriette, her family, us, you and me are one. Simply humans. An ode for life... Ya Omri." Marie-Christine Tayah – Life Style