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A New Beginning

Ala'A Mohsen, Denmark, 2019

80 min.DK/Documentary

Rabiaa arrives from Syria to Norway with his four-year-old son, Qais, where the two of them must start over. Alone in Norway, Rabiaa dreams of rebuilding the sense of family that is so important to him and his son. However, Rabiaa has a wounded leg and can barely walk. He isn't familiar with the Norwegian society and he doesn't speak the language. He has to learn everything anew while being a single father to his son.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards
Original title A New Beginning
Danish title A New Beginning
Other titles A New Beginning
Director Ala'A Mohsen
Producer Søren Steen Jespersen
Director of Photography Ala'A Mohsen
Editor Anders Villadsen
Sound Reda El-Kheloufi
Composer Stein Berge Svendsen
Production country Denmark
Production companies Larm Film
International sales DR International Sales / DR Byen / Emil Holms Kanal 20 / 0999 København C / t +45 3520 3040 / f +45 3520 3969 / drsales@dr.dk / www.drsales.dk
Comment The film is Ala'A Mohsen's feature documentary debut. Mohsen is a 2015 graduate from the National Film School of Denmark.
DFI subsidy Konsulentstøtte

Companies

Production companies Larm Film
Co-producer Substans Film
With support from Det Danske Filminstitut

Direction

Direction Ala'A Mohsen

Production

Producer Søren Steen Jespersen
Co-producer Kristian Mosvold
Production manager Anna Risgaard Dahl
Production manager (Norway) Kjersti Mosvold
Production assistant Sofie Klit

Cinematography

Cinematographer Ala'A Mohsen
Camera assistant Sofie Klit

Editing

Editor Anders Villadsen

Music

Composer Stein Berge Svendsen

Sound

Sound designer Reda El-Kheloufi

Visual effects

Colourist Adrian Dark
Graphic design Camilla Dingsøyr

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