My Favorite Fabric | Gloria Films Production (FR)
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MY FAVORITE FABRIC

by Gaya Jiji

 

PRODUCTION : 2018 – 95′ – In coproduction with Katuh Studio (Germany), Dublin Films, Les Films de la Capitaine, Liman Film (Turquie), ZDF/ARTE

DISTRIBUTION : Sophie Dulac Distribution

INTERNATIONAL SALES : Urban Distribution International

 

FESTIVAL

CANNES FILM FESTIVAL 2018 – Official Selection, Un Certain Regard

LA ROCHELLE FILM FESTIVAL 2018 – Closing Film

 

SYNOPSIS

Damascus, Spring 2011. The revolution begins to rumble. Nahla is a 25 year-old woman torn between her desire for freedom and the hope of leaving the country thanks to an arranged marriage with Samir, a Syrian expatriate in the USA. But when Samir chooses her younger and meeker sister Myriam, Nahla gets closer to her new neighbour, Mrs. Jiji, who just moved in the building to open a brothel.