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The Parrot
1948. Haifa, Palestine. A Mizrahi Jewish family from Tunisia tries to settle into their new life, but is haunted by a rather disturbing houseguest - a parrot left behind by the former Arab residents. THE PARROT won Robert Bosch Stiftung’s Film Prize for Short Fiction Film (2015).
2016 / Arabic, Hebrew and Yiddish dialogue with English subtitles / Colour / 18 mins
Genre: Fiction
Programme: Muhr Short
Premiere: World Premiere
Rating: PG
Contains: Requires Parental Guidance
Director: Amjad Al Rasheed, Darin J. Sallam
Producer: Roman Roitman, Deema Azar
Scriptwriter: Amjad Al Rasheed, Darin J. Sallam, Rifqi Assaf
DOP: Samer Nimri
Editor: Jamin Benazzouz
Cast: Hend Sabry, Ashraf Barhoum, Yassmine Ben Amara, Eyad Hourani, Firas Taybeh, Lara Sawalha, Ahmad Al-Madani
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