THE MAN INSIDE

By Karim GOURY

LINKED PRODUCTIONS - as PROD

Documentary - Completed 2012

More than a decade after his father’s death, a European filmmaker attempts to construct a connection to the Arab father he never knew. While contemplating hand-written letters and an old audio cassette that carry the words of his father, the filmmaker travels from Paris to Kuwait City.

    • Year of production
    • 2012
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • FRANCE, KUWAIT, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
    • Languages
    • FRENCH, ARABIC
    • Budget
    • 0 - 0.3 M$
    • Duration
    • 60 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Karim GOURY
    • Writer(s)
    • Karim GOURY
    • Producer(s)
    • Talal AL-MUHANNA (Linked Productions), Karim GOURY (KG Films), Demo (ENJAAZ) (Dubai Entertainment & Media Organisation)
    • Synopsis
    • On September 11, 1989 my father died. I can’t remember where I was that day.
      22 years later I am in a hotel room in Kuwait City. From the balcony of my room I watch a man embrace a woman by the poolside. In the room next door an American girl is talking on the telephone.
      I order room service and I film the chambermaid as she makes the bed.
      This transitory place, this hotel that I have discovered far from home, is the last place on earth my father stayed that I know of…
Distribution Country
Release date
Distributor
Rights
Local title
Company Country Roles