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Musk

Director: Humaid Al Suwaidi
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Received the Post-production Grant 2016 from the Doha Film Institute (DFI).
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2017 / UAE - Qatar108 min/ Drama
Original Title
Misk
SYNOPSIS
After giving up a promising career in museum management to attend to his ailing father, Ahmed spends his days managing the family’s dying perfume business. This sacrifice and his divorce have made him cynical about human nature and this manifests itself in his relationship with Abdulrahman, his aloof 12-year-old boy. Suddenly, Ahmed’s ex-wife sues to deny him visitation rights, claiming she doesn’t want her son to see his grandfather dying slowly.
CAST
Mohammed Ahmed
Suhail Aljneibi
Dhaen Juma
Manahel Alawadi
CREW
Screenwriter: Humaid Alsuwaidi
DOP: Jack Elliott
Editor: Humaid Alsuwaidi
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Production Company(ies)
Mile Studios
1893 Productions
Producer(s)
Humaid Alsuwaidi
film festivals
Jagran Film Festival (JFF), India
Al Ain Film Festival, UAE
Emirates Short Film Festival, UAE
Festival International du Film Transsaharien de Zagora Festival, Morocco
International du Cinéma de la Diversité Taza, Morocco
Aarhus Arab Film Festival, Denmark
film awards
Best Film Award at Al Ain Film Festival, UAE
Quotes
“…Musk has little dialogue as feelings depend more on image than on sound.” Zakia Kurdi - AlKhaleej Newspaper (Arabic)