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Be Quiet

A Short film by Sameh Zoabi

Produced by Méroé Films

Production year : 2005

    Synopsis

    On their journey home, a Palestinian boy and his father are beset by the tensions of a politically charged and militarized reality; an atmosphere that serves as a foil to the struggles of a father bringing up his son.

    Actors (2)

    Production and distribution (2)

    Executive Producer :

    Méroé Films

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    L'Agence du court métrage

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Full credits (6)

    Executive Producer :

    Marie Gutmann

    Director of Photography :

    Pierre Befve

    Editor :

    Gladys Joujou

    Screenwriter :

    Sameh Zoabi

    Sound Recordist :

    Philippe Lecoeur

    Production Designer :

    Adham Jbareen

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Themes :

    Identity, Childhood

    Production language :

    Arabic, Hebrew

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    2005

    Runtime :

    19 min 40 seconds

    Visa number :

    110.140

    Visa issue date :

    25/03/2005

    Production formats :

    Super 16

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.85

    Audio format :

    Dolby SR

    Rating restrictions :

    None

    Director

    Festival Selections (18)

    Toronto - Nomads - 2007

    Toronto - Nomads (Canada, 2007)

    Selection

    Official Selection

    Dubai International Film Festival  - 2006

    Dubai International Film Festival (United Arab Emirates, 2006)

    Selection

    Muhr Arab Shorts Competition

    Locarno International Film Festival - 2006

    Locarno International Film Festival (Switzerland, 2006)

    Selection

    International Competition: Leopards of Tomorrow

    International Short Film Festival Oberhausen - 2006

    International Short Film Festival Oberhausen (Germany, 2006)

    Selection

    Children's and Youth Film Competition

    Brussels Short Film Festival - 2006

    Brussels Short Film Festival (Belgium, 2006)

    Selection

    International Competition

    Brest European Short Film Festival  - 2005

    Brest European Short Film Festival (France, 2005)

    Selection

    European Competition

    New York Film Festival (NYFF) - 2005

    New York Film Festival (NYFF) (United States, 2005)

    Selection

    Official Selection

    Awards (3)

    Dubai International Film Festival  - 2006

    Dubai International Film Festival (United Arab Emirates, 2006)

    Awards

    Bronze Foal Award in the Muhr Arab Shorts Competition