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A Drowning Man
Fateh is the drowning man of the title – metaphorically drowning in sea of worries, troubles and existential dread. As he paces the streets of Athens, it seems that his life is rapidly heading down the dumper. But then, on his peripatetic peregrinations, he gains a profound insight into his condition.
2017 / Arabic and Greek dialogue with English subtitles / Colour / 15 mins
Genre: Fiction
Programme: Muhr Short
Premiere: MENA Premiere
Rating: 15+
Contains: Adult References and Coarse Language
Director: Mahdi Fleifel
Producer: Patrick Campbell, Mahdi Fleifel, Signe Byrge Sørensen
Scriptwriter: Mahdi Fleifel
DOP: Vasco Viana
Editor: Michael Aaglund
Composer: Jóhann Jóhannsson
Cast: Atef Alshafei, Jalal Qaniry, Thymios Koukios, Rebih El-Saleous, Mounir Alkhateeb