Jordan, France, Saudi Arabia, Qatar | 2023 | Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 113 min


After the sudden death of her husband, Nawal is struggling to cope with the upheaval in her life.
However, her pain is soon compounded by the possibility of losing her home to her brother-in-law.
Desperate to keep her home and provide a stable life for her daughter, Nawal resorts to deception by faking a pregnancy. But as time passes, the lie becomes harder to sustain and Nawal faces a difficult choice. With only three weeks to find a solution, Nawal embarks on a journey that challenges her fears, beliefs, and morality, as she fights to secure her rightful inheritance and protect her daughter’s future.

Nordic premiere

Screening: April 23rd 18:00 Panora 1

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Director: Amjad Al Rasheed
Writer: Amjad Al Rasheed, Rula Nasser, Delphine Agut
Cast: Mouna Hawa, Haitham Omari, Yumna Marwan, Salwa Nakkara, Mohammad Al Jizawi, Eslam Al-awadi, Seleena Rababah
Dop: Kanamé Onoyama
Producer: Rula Nasser, Aseel Abu Ayyash, Bayt Al Shawareb, Yousef Abed Alnabi, Raphaël Alexandre, Nicolas Leprêtre


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-andcoming 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.