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MY ENGLISH COUSIN

by Karim Sayad

synopsis

2001, Fahed reaches the UK his head filled with dreams. 2018, in the thrall of a mid-life crisis, he must now make a decision. Will he keep his head low and continue working 50-hours weeks between the kebab shop and the factory, or will he return to Algeria, a country he fled in the hope of making a better life for himself?

international title: My English Cousin
original title: My English Cousin
country: Switzerland, Qatar
year: 2019
genre: documentary
directed by: Karim Sayad
film run: 82'
screenplay: Karim Sayad
cinematography by: Karim Sayad, Patrick Tresch
producer: Joëlle Bertossa, Flavia Zanon
executive producer: Joëlle Bertossa, Flavia Zanon
production: Close Up Films, RTS - Radio Télévision Suisse
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