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I Used to Sleep on the Rooftop

  • Lebanon
  • Qatar
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In 2015, Nuhad, a 53-year-old Syrian woman, decided to leave Damascus. Her destination was Beirut and I, Angie, a 27-year-old Lebanese woman and her son's friend, the only possible host. Angie’s house becomes Nuhad's sole refuge, an antechamber leading to indefinite asylum destinations. In this huis-clos, Angie observes the older lady and finds intersections between her own life and Nuhad’s: they both are vainly trying to move out of their own walls to find the right place to exist in.

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  • Original title
    Kenet nam ‘al sateh
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Angie Obeid
  • Dir. of Photo.
    Angie Obeid
  • Editing
    Dani Abo Louh
  • Music
    Dani Abo Louh
  • Sound
    Tamás Kreiner
  • Duration
    61 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Lebanon
    • Qatar
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Production


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