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Malaki-Scent of an Angel, documentary Directed by ZAAROUR Khalil Dreifus

Malaki-Scent of an Angel

Directed by ZAAROUR Khalil Dreifus


"MALAKI - Scent of an Angel" focuses on families who have lost a loved one during and after the Lebanese civil war. It examines the trauma of six different families and the pain of uncertainty. What happened to their husbands and sons? Are they alive or dead? Beyond the political implications, the film tells of broken family bonds, loss, doubt, expectation and the pain related to their disappearance. The film plays on the notion of reality and fantasy blurred because the reality of the families is unbearable.


Director : ZAAROUR Khalil Dreifus
Production :
Duration : 80
Year : 2010
Original version: Lebanese
Subtitles : French, English
Rights : Worldwide
Festivals : Official Selections:Calgary Arab film festivalSalinaDocFest - Sicily14th Istanbul International Documentary Film Festival20th Heartland International Film Festival 2011 - Indianapolis7th Berlin International Directors Lounge 2011 Selected by the festival VISIONS DU REEL (Nyon,Switzerland) for the Doc Outlook International Market 2011 (DOCM)7th Dubai International Film Festival 2010 (nominated for Best Documentary Film)Awards:Trophy from Fondation Liban Cinéma 

2010 - - 80 min

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