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Amjad Al Rasheed

Jordan/France/Saudi Arabia/Qatar | V.O. Arabic | ST French | 2023 | 113 min | color | Fiction | Quebec Premiere

Jordan, nowadays. After the sudden death of her husband, Nawal, 30s, has to fight for her part of inheritance in order to save her daughter and home in a society where having a son would be a game changer.

Director Amjad Al Rasheed
Music Andrew Lancaster, Jerry Lane
Cinematographer Kanamé Onoyama
Screenplay Delphine Agut, Amjad Al Rasheed, Rula Nasser
Cast Mohammad Al Jizawi, Eslam Al-Awadi, Mouna Hawa, Yumna Marwan, Salwa Nakkara, Haitham Omari, Seleena Rababah
Production The Imaginarium Films
Distribution Pyramide International


Amjad Al Rasheed

Amjad Al Rasheed, a Jordanian director and writer born in 1985, has an MFA in Cinematic Arts with a concentration on Directing and Editing. In 2016 he was selected by Screen International as one of five Arab Stars of Tomorrow highlighting the up-and-coming young talents of the region. He attended the Talent Campus during the 57th Berlinale, after which he directed short films that garnered nominations and won prizes at various Arab and international film festivals.