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GIFFONI EXPERIENCE 2014 - 18.27 July

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Category: Edition 2014


Ten-year-old Hanan lives in a fishing village on the coast of the Arabian Peninsula. She has always wanted to join her father on his nighttime fishing trips, but he doesn’t let her. In the morning, he always returns with wonderful black pearls, but where do they come from? Does he harbour a secret?

Original Title HOUREYA WA AIN
Category Out of competition
Section Made in Qatar
Tipology Short Film
Duration 14 ‘
Production Year 2013
Nationality Qatar
Directed by Shahad Ameen
Screenplay Shahad Ameen
Production Design Mari Lucaccini
Costume Design Susan Kulkarni
Main cast Rashid Al-Sheeb
Sarah Dorani
Nadine Fadayel
Baseema Hajjar
Produced by Mohammed M.Sendi, Stephen Strachan

Shahad-Ameen EyeMermaidShahad Ameen

Born in Saudi Arabia, she studied at the Metropolitan Film School in London. Her filmography includes OUR OWN MUSICAL and LEILA’S WINDOW (2011). She is currently working on the web drama ON WHEELS.



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