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Malaak and the Big Wild World

A Short film by Ahlem Aussant-Leroy

Produced by Chant de Lumière

Production year : 2007

    Synopsis

    In Sanaa, Yemen, Malaak sits in his room listening to the muffled noises in the street, the promises of the world outside. On the other side of his window is the life he dreams of living, somewhere on the way to Canada. A serious illness that takes him to Cairo will turn all his plans upside down and reinstate his place in the world.

    Production and distribution

    Executive Producer :

    Chant de Lumière

    Full credits (6)

    Executive Producer :

    Éric Martin

    Sound recordist :

    Ahlem Aussant-Leroy

    Sound Editor :

    Gildas Mercier

    Director of photography :

    Ahlem Aussant-Leroy

    Editor :

    Benoît Keller

    Sound Mixer :

    Gildas Mercier

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :

    Documentary

    Sub-genre :

    Auteur documentary, Portrait, Research - Experimental

    Themes :

    Femininity, Encounters

    Production language :

    English, Arabic

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    2007

    Runtime :

    47 min

    Visa number :

    138.230

    Visa issue date :

    17/12/2013

    Production formats :

    DV-CAM

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    4/3

    Audio format :

    Stereo

    Rating restrictions :

    None

    Director

    Festival Selections

    Huesca International Short Film Festival - 2008

    Huesca International Short Film Festival (Spain, 2008)

    Selection

    Documentary Competition

    Awards

    Huesca International Short Film Festival - 2008

    Huesca International Short Film Festival (Spain, 2008)

    Awards

    Prize for Best Documentary