HOUSEKEEPING

By Mazen KHALED

IDPL - as PROD

Drama - Pre-Production 2012

HOUSEKEEPING is about tge change that's currently taking place in the Middle East. It is about the interplay between repression, fantasy and parenthood.

    • Year of production
    • 2012
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • LEBANON
    • Languages
    • ARABIC
    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Duration
    • 100 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Mazen KHALED
    • Writer(s)
    • Mazen KHALED
    • Producer(s)
    • Antoine KHALIFE (II FILMS)
    • Synopsis
    • Farida is an Egyptian cleaning lady working and living in a posh Beirut neighbourhood. She is being threatened with eviction, but her Syrian husband is insisting that theur next move would be to his family's village in eastern Syria. With her only son Jad moving to Qatar for work, she is being threatened with losing the independence she has worked hard for, and spending the rest of her life as a traditional wife and daughter-in-law.
    • Partners & financing
    • ART, ABBOUT PRODUCTIONS,
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Sep 01, 2012
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