Gaza, mon amour

Gaza, mon amour
Director
Arab Nasser, Tarzan Nasser
Country
Qatar, Portugal, Germany, France, Autonomous Territories of Palestine
Year
2020
Genre
Fiction
Scriptwriters
Arab Nasser, Tarzan Nasser
Cast
Salim Daw, Hiam Abbass, Maisa Abd Elhadi, George Iskandar, Hitham Al Omai, Manal Awad
Production
Les Films du Tambour, Riva Filmproduktion, Ukbar Filmes, Made in Palestine Project (PS), Jordan Pioneers (JO)

Storyline

Gaza, today. Sixty-year-old fisherman Issa is secretly in love with Siham, a woman who works at the market with her daughter Leila. When he discovers an ancient phallic statue of Apollo in his fishing nets, Issa hides it, not knowing what to do with this mysterious and potent treasure. Yet deep inside, he feels that this discovery will change his life forever. Strangely, his confidence starts to grow and eventually he decides to approach Siham.

Festivals & Academy awards and others

Venice Film Festival 2020
Orizzonti
Valladolid International Film Festival (Seminci) 2020
Official Section
Silver Spike Feature-length
'Miguel Delibes' Award to the Best Script (Rab Nasser, Tarzan Nasser &Fadette Drouard)