Director: Bachir Abou Zeid
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The film landed a big premiere in Lebanon where it had a successful commercial release.
It won Best Directorial Debut Film at the Alexandria Film Festival.
Most of the film’s lead actors are making their acting debuts in Mafkoud. The film also marks the first for its crew members, including the DOP, producers, designers, and assistants. It is also director Bachir Abou Zeid’s feature film directorial debut.
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2019/ Lebanon82 min/ Drama, Thriller
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Years after his abduction, missing Sari still remembers small details from the moment he last saw his mother, specifically, her eyes and her words asking him to never look back. Now, jailed for the murder of his friend, Sari pleads his innocence to set off and continue the search for his mother. However, he lacks the evidence that proves he did not commit the crime. Behind these walls, Sari’s encounter will put him on a journey to his past, delving into his deepest memories, and revealing his true identity.
Ayman Ghali
Natacha Choufani
Julian Farhat
Layal Badaro
Screenwriter: Bachir Abou Zeid
DOP: Hasan Salame
Editor: Karim Hammouda
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Bachir Abou Zeid
Aya Al Blouchi
Habib el Tom
film festivals
Alexandria Mediterranean Film Festival
film awards
Kamal Elmallakh Award for Best Directorial Debut Film at the Alexandria Mediterranean Film Festival, Egypt.