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Films DIFF 365 Films & Schedule Only Men Go To Grave
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Only Men Go To Grave
Will run from 10 – 23 August, 2017
Venue: VOX Cinemas, Cinema (9), Mall of the Emirates – Dubai
After the Iraq-Iran war ended in 1988, a blind mother welcomes her estranged daughters to tell them a secret. Unfortunately, she accidentally dies while sharing it. During the funeral, the daughters try to deal with their mother’s sudden death and also work together to unveil her secret by looking for clues from visitors. Throughout the funeral, their own lives continue to unravel, giving room for buried family tensions to gradually surface, while struggling to deal with their own secrets and deep-rooted guilt. The daughters start to question everything about their mother’s life after a peculiar encounter…
United Arab Emirates and Iran / 2016 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / Colour / 80 mins
Director: Abdulla Al Kaabi
Cast: Saleema Yaqoub, Hebe Sabah, Abdelreza Nasari
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