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ع شفير

Chronic ('A Shafir)

Beirut is a city where any person can experience loss at any moment . Walid lost his hope for love. May couldn't say goodbye to her lover. He died in the sea. Antoine was about to lose his own life.
Omar a photographer lost his male lover in an explosion. He casts the three and invites them to his studio, and together they express stories of sex, love and trauma in the city of Beirut. Visitor after visitor, chapter after chapter, Omar loses control and provokes danger. 



feature fiction, Mohamed Sabbah, Lebanon/Germany 2017, 89min, Arabic with Engl. or French ST
Writer, Director Mohamed Sabbah | Producer Yara Abi Nader | Line Production Aya Nabulsi, 4th Wall Productions Jordan | Director of Photography Jonas Schneider | Art Director Krystel Abou Karam | Sound Engineer Hisham Sharafeddine | Editor Patrick Tass | Sound Design and Original Music Toni Geitani | Sound Mixing and Additional Sound Design Simon Peter | Assistant Director Sahar M. Khoury | Project Coordinator Guido Lukoschek | in cooperation with Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg | supported by Robert Bosch Stiftung
CAST Charbel Kamel | Muhamad Al Khansa | Caroline Hatem | Antoine Bresse

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