You will die at Twenty

by Amjad Abu Alala20191h45Drama
2 formatsFrench, Arab6 subtitles languages

Sudan, province of Aljazira, nowadays – Shortly after Muzamil was born, a prophecy by the holy man of the village predicts that he will die at age 20. Muzamil’s father cannot stand the curse and leaves home. Sakina raises her son as a single mother, with overly protection. One day, Muzamil turns 19...

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    Sudan, France, Egypt, Germany, Norway, Qatar
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  • screenplay
    Amjad Abu Alala
  • director of photography
    Sébastien Goepfert
  • producers
    Arnaud Dommerc
  • song writers
    Amine Bouhafa
  • editing
    Heba Othman

Kit de ressources

  • 6media
  • 2technical resources


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