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Mesopotamia

Fenar Ahmad, Denmark, 2008

25 min.DK/Short fictionFilm school films

In 2020 the coalition has left Iraq, which is left in a civil war. A gruop of Iraqis is hiding beneath the earth and we follow their lives through the eyes of the boy Tariq, who is about to take a difficult decision.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards
Original title Mesopotamia
Danish title Mesopotamia
Director Fenar Ahmad
Screenplay Fenar Ahmad, Jakob Katz
Producer David B. Sørensen
Director of Photography Niels A. Hansen
Editor Martin Friis
Sound Rune Bjerre Sand, Lars Halvorsen
Composer Christian Winther Christensen
Appearances Sinan Sajed Spahi, Zalal Kafaji, Assad Rashed, Azad Khidir
Production country Denmark
Production companies Nordisk Film, Filmværkstedet / DFI, Super16, Beofilm
International sales Beofilm I/S / Østergade 26 a / 5600 Faaborg / c +45 2972 1704 / interfere@beofilm.dk / www.beofilm.dk
Festival information Danish Film Institute
Technical info 35 mm, 2,35:1 Scope, color, Dolby SR

Companies

Production companies Nordisk Film, Filmværkstedet / DFI, Super16, Beofilm

Direction

Direction Fenar Ahmad

Script

Script Fenar Ahmad
Script Jakob Katz

Production

Producer David B. Sørensen
Production manager Rikke Ege Høilund

Cinematography

Cinematography Niels A. Hansen

Electrical dept.

Electrical dept. Mårten K. Axelsson

Editing

Editing Martin Friis

Music

Music Christian Winther Christensen

Makeup

Makeup May Stauber
Makeup Marianna Roa Wassberg

Sound

Sound Rune Bjerre Sand
Sound Lars Halvorsen

Appearance

Tariq Sinan Sajed Spahi
Sammy Zalal Kafaji
Aied Assad Rashed
Gammel mand Azad Khidir
Kvinde Siham Alvan
Tariqs far Sammy Al-Rahbi

Festival screenings

Festival Festival date
Odense Internationale Film Festival 2009-08-17
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