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ZAMAN, THE MAN FROM THE REED

ZAMAN, THE MAN FROM THE REED

Alternate Title: ZAMAN, L'HOMME DES ROSEAUX

Drama | Arabic | 78 minutes

Company

Cinema Arts - Artedis


Cast & Crew

Director

Amer ALWAN

Producers

Sattar ALWAN, Didier COUEDIC, Marc-André BRUNET

Writer

Amer ALWAN

Cast

Sami KAFTAN, Shada SALIM, Saadiya AL-ZAYDI


Synopsis

Zaman and his wife have lived their whole live in a swamp region between the Tigris and Euphrates River. One day, Zaman discovers his wife ill due to the war. He decides to leave their sheltered life to travel to the next big city to search medication. He is traveling all the country to Baghdad to buy medication and spends his little money for medicine. He barely makes it back to his village to give the medication to his wife… A poignant road movie with a lot of surprises. 

 


Completion Year

2003


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