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YOU WILL DIE AT TWENTY

Sudan, France, Egypt, Germany, Norway, Qatar I 2019 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 105 min

Synopses

Sudan. When Muzamil was born, a prophecy by the village holy man predicted that he would die at 20 years old. Muzamil’s father could not stand the doom and left home. Sakina, consequently a single mother, is overprotective when raising her son. Then comes the day when Muzamil turns 19…

Screening: September 11th 17:00 Panora


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CAST & CREDITS

Director: Amjad Abu Alala
Writer: Amjad Abu Alala, Yousef Ibrahim
Cast: Mustafa Shehata, Islam Mubarak, Mahmoud Elsaraj, Bunna Khalid, Talal Afifi, Amal Mustafa, Moatasem Rashid, Asjad Mohamed
DOP: Sébastien Goepfert
Producer: Arnaud Dommerc,Hossam Elouan, Ingrid Lill Høgtun,Michael Henrichs

Amjad Abu Elala is a Sudanese director and producer, born and residing in the United Arab Emirates where he studied media at the Emirates University. He has made numerous short films that have been screened at various film festivals, for example “Studio” (2012) which was supervised during a workshop conducted by Abbas Kiarostami. He currently heads the Programming Committee of the Sudan Independent Film Festival and is Sudan’s representative at the Arab Film Institute.