A Man Returned / A Man Returned

Mahdi Fleifel (GB, 2016)

A Man Returned (Mahdi Fleifel, GB/NL/DK, 2016)

Reda is 26 years old. His dreams of escaping the Palestinian refugee camp of Ain El-Helweh ended in failure after three years trapped in Greece.He returned with a heroin addiction to life in a camp being torn apart by internal strife and the encroachment of war from Syria. Against all odds he decides to marry his childhood sweetheart; a love story, bittersweet as the camp itself.


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Danish titleA Man Returned
DirectorMahdi Fleifel
Director of PhotographyMahdi Fleifel
Production countryUnited Kingdom/Netherlands/Denmark
Duration30 min.
Production companyNakba Filmworks
With support fromDet Danske Filminstitut
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Mahdi FleifelDirection
Mahdi FleifelProducer
Mahdi FleifelCinematography
Reda Al-SalehAppearance

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