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A Drowning Man
A film by Mahdi Fleifel
2017/ Denmark - UK - Greece
15 MIN/ Drama
Original Title
Rajul Yaghraq
SYNOPSIS
Alone and far from home, The Kid makes his way through a strange city looking for the means to get through his day. Surrounded by predators he is forced to make compromises merely to survive, his life of exile grows one day longer.
CAST
Atef Alshafei
Jalal Qaniry
Mounir Alkhateeb
Rebih El-Saleous
Thymios Koukios
CREW
Screenwriter: Mahdi Fleifel
DOP: Vasco Viana
Editor: Michael Aaglund
Production Company(es)
Final Cut for Real
Nakba Film Works
Producer(s)
Patrick Campbell
Maria Drandaki
Mahdi Fleifel
Signe Byrge Sørensen
FESTIVALS
- Cannes Film Festival
- Encounters International Film Festival
- Galway Film Fleadh
- Melbourne International Film Festival
- Odense International Film Festival
- Toronto International Film Festival
- 24FPS International Short Film Festival
- Asiana International Short Film Festival
- Guanajuato International Film Festival
- Milan Film Festival
- Dubai International Film Festival

Awards
- Best Fiction Short Film award at the Dokufest International Documentary and Short Film Festival
A Drowning Man was the only Arab participation in the Short Films Competition at the Cannes Film Festival 2017. It also took part in the Short Cuts Competition at the Toronto International Film Festival.
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