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My Favorite Fabric

Director: Gaya Jiji
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The film received the following grants: Arte/ZDF, CNC (FR), Nouvelle-Aquitaine region (FR), Eurimages, Doha Film Institute.
It was nominated for the Golden Camera and Un Certain Regard awards at the Cannes Film Festival where it landed its world premiere.
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2018/ France - Germany - Turkey95 min/ Drama
Original Title
Mon Tissu Prefere
SYNOPSIS
The film follows the 25-year Nahla who finds herself torn between choosing to stay in her country and fight for freedom or accept the offer of an arranged marriage from a Syrian expatriate in the USA. Everything changes when she creates for herself a fantasy relationship with an ideal man.
CAST
Manal Issa
Ula Tabari
Souraya Baghdadi
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Production Company(ies)
Gloria Films Production
Producer(s)
Laurent Lavolé
film festivals
film festivals Cannes Film Festival, France
film festivals Cairo International Film Festival, Egypt
film festivals Arab Film Festival Rotterdam, the Netherlands
film festivals Athens International Film Festival, Greece
film festivals Twin Cities Arab Film Festival, USA
film festivals Film Fest Gent, Belgium
film festivals Arab Film Festival San Francisco & Los Angeles, USA
film festivals São Paulo International Film Festival, Brazil
film festivals Mostra de Valencia Film Festival, Spain
film festivals Göteborg Film Festival, Sweden
Reviews

Variety - Jay Weissberg

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“Thematically ambitious femme-centric drama”- Jay Weissberg (Variety)

“There’s a strong feminine energy in most frames”- Lisa Nesselson (Screen Daily)