Laila's Birthday

TitleLaila's Birthday
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsMasharawi, Rashid
Running Time71 min
Date Released09/2008
DistributorTeleview International
CountryPalestine
Publication Languageeng
Abstract

An ordinary errand reveals the surreal everyday life of Palestinians in the West Bank. Abu, a former judge turned cab driver, deals with heavy traffic, unruly passengers, and surprise attacks to bring his 7 year-old daughter her birthday cake and present.

Cast

Mohammed Bakri

Areen Omari

Nour Zoubi

Credits

Produced by Rashid Masharawi, Mohamed Habib Attia, Peter van Vogelpoel, Michael J. Werner, and Wouter Barendrecht

Directed by Rashid Masharawi

Screenplay by Rashid Masharawi

Cinematography by Tarek Ben Abdallah and Nestor Sanz

Edited by Pascale Chavance

Music by Kais Sellami

Genre

Drama, Dark Comedy

Original PublicationEid milad Laila
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