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Sibel's Silence

Sibel's Silence

A Feature film by Aly Yeganeh

Produced by T.B.Y. Productions

Production year : 2021


    This film tells the story of 13-year-old Sibel, one of the many thousands of girls kidnapped by ISIS fighters. After her entire family was murdered, Sibel was taken as a prisoner and forced into sexual slavery – all in the name of religion.Hana, 40, is an ophthalmologist living in a small town in central France. Of Kurdish origin, she cannot bear t h e atrocities committed against Yazidi women. Hana pays a ransom to Sibel’s captors, then adopts her, and they come back to France where Hana tries to provide her with a normal life filled with nurturing love. Although Sibel adapts to her new life, she refuses to speak; her haunting memories are always present. What lies ahead for this young girl...?

    Actors (13)

    Production and distribution

    Executive Producer :

    T.B.Y. Productions

    Photos (5)

    Full credits (12)

    Executive Producer :

    Aly Yeganeh

    Sound recordists :

    Bruno Mercère, Léonard Giulianelli

    Director of Photography :

    Aly Yeganeh

    Editor :

    Yannick Le Goaëc

    Production Designer :

    Catherine Parmantier

    Sound Mixer :

    Éric Tisserand

    Assistant directors :

    Manon Bourasseau, Line Qin

    Line Producer :

    Mohamed Charbagi

    Assistant Operator :

    Hugues Gemignani

    Sound Editor :

    Arnaud Rolland

    Music Composers :

    Jean-Michel Bellaiche, Robin Melchior

    Post-production supervisor :

    Guy Courtecuisse

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    Feature film

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    Runtime :

    1 h 38 min

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    Posters (1)