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‘Detained’ revolves around Lara, a Syrian refugee girl who has fled to the United States to escape the violence in her home country. However, when detained by the US authorities due to her father's alleged terrorist activities, the audience is torn between truth and assumption, as she struggles to prove her innocence.
2017 / Arabic and English dialogue with English subtitles / Colour / 25 mins
Genre: Drama
Programme: Muhr Gulf Short
Premiere: World Premiere
Rating: 12+
Contains: Adult References
Director: Hajar Alnaim
Producer: Abdullah Al Johani, Stephen Martin
Scriptwriter: Hajar Alnaim, Stephen Martin
DOP: Mike Buchbauer, Huan Manton
Editor: Kyle Troxell
Composer: Kyle Troxell, Stephen Martin
Cast: Maria Zreik, Bradley Gregg, Pamela Shaddock, Anthony Batarse, Khaled Al Maleh
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