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THE DAY I LOST MY SHADOW

by Soudade Kaadan

synopsis

It is winter in Damascus (Syria). Sana is leaving alone with her son (8 years old), her husband is working in Saudi Arabia. There is no more gas to cook neither to warm the house. Sana takes a day off to find a gas cylinder. From then begins a trip in the surroundings of Damas where she is going to be brutally confronted to the war effects.

international title: The Day I Lost My Shadow
original title: Yom Adaatou Zouli
country: Syria, Lebanon, France, Qatar
sales agent: Stray Dogs
year: 2018
genre: fiction
directed by: Soudade Kaadan
film run: 94'
screenplay: Soudade Kaadan
cast: Sawsan Arshid, Reham Al Kassar, Samer Ismael, Oweiss Moukhallalati, Ahmad Morhaf Al Ali
cinematography by: Eric Devin
film editing: Pierre Deschamps, Soudade Kaadan
art director: Maia Al Khoury
costumes designer: Rime Al-Jabr
music: Kinan Azmeh
producer: Amira Kaadan, Soudade Kaadan, Claire Lajoumard
production: Acrobates Films, KAF Production (LB), Metaphora Production WLL (QA)
backing: Aide aux Cinémas du Monde (FR), Doha Film Institute (QA), HBF+Europe Minority Fund, Arab Human Rights Fund, Arab Fund for Arts and Culture, Prince Claus Grant, SANAD, Asian Cinema Fund
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