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THE CURVE

by Rifqi Assaf

synopsis

Radi is Jordanian of Palestinian origin. Agoraphobe, he leave reclusive in his minibus. In spite of himself, he is forced helping to travel three persons. Laila is a woman of Syrian origin, recently divorced. Victim of a rape attempt during his trip to Damascus, Radi rescues her and opens her bus. The journey starts at two. The next day Sami, a Lebanese artist, appears on the road. His car is out of order. As soon as they get to know each other, they are joined by a policeman to the next post. This road movie depicts characters whose destiny is linked more than it seems. A surreal journey will give the key.

international title: The Curve
original title: Al munataf
country: France, Egypt, Jordan
year: 2015
genre: fiction
directed by: Rifqi Assaf
screenplay: Rifqi Assaf, Halim Mardawi
cast: Ashraf Barhom, Fatina Laila, Mazen Moadam, Ashraf Telfah, Sameera Asir, Saad Eldin Atiyyeh, Tayseer Breiji, Hind Hamed
cinematography by: Piotr Jaxa
film editing: Doaa Fadel
music: Suad Bushnaq
producer: Rula Nasser
co-producer: Mohamed Hefzy, Xenia Maingot, Rifqi Assaf
production: Eaux Vives Productions, Imaginarium Films (JO), Film-Clinic (EG), Seven Eight (JO)