Taste of Life
Iraq, UK, Netherlands, USA / 2015 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 7 min
In the aftermath of a tragedy, a grieving mother visit’s the site where her son was killed. There she encounters the young boy’s spirit, unable to make sense of his surroundings. This brief encounter will finally put the boy’s spirit to rest, allowing him to join the other victims in the after life.
Medoo Ali was born in 1991. He studied at the Centre of Fine Arts in Baghdad. Medoo directed his first short film Children of War as part of a workshop through the Iraqi Independent Film Centre. He also co-directed the film Nesma’s Bird.
Director: Medoo Ali
Script: Medoo Ali
Cast: Ahmed Majed
DOP: Ahmed Al Zeade
Producer: Mohamed Al-Daradji