THE TRANSLATOR

By Rana KAZKAZ, Anas KHALAF

GEORGES FILMS - as PROD

First film - Post-Production 2020


Festivals
& Awards

Med Film Factory 2014
Jordan Royal Film Commission
Cinemed - Montpellier 2016
From Short to Feature
Cannes 2017
Atelier de la Cinefondation - ARTE Award
Istanbul 2017
Meetings on the Bridge - CNC Award
    • Year of production
    • 2020
    • Genres
    • First film, Thriller, Drama
    • Countries
    • SYRIA, FRANCE, SWITZERLAND, BELGIUM, QATAR
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH, ARABIC
    • Duration
    • 105 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Rana KAZKAZ, Anas KHALAF
    • Writer(s)
    • Rana KAZKAZ, Magali NEGRONI
    • Producer(s)
    • Nicolas LEPRETRE (GEORGES FILMS), Raphaël ALEXANDRE (GEORGES FILMS), Anas KHALAF (SYNEASTES FILMS), Francine LUSSER (TIPI'MAGES), Gérard MONIER (TIPI'MAGES), Patrick QUINET (ARTÉMIS PRODUCTIONS)
    • Synopsis
    • In 2000, Sami was the Arabic-English translator for the Syrian Olympic team in Sydney, Australia. A slip of the tongue forced him to stay in Australia and live in exile as a political refugee. In 2011, when the Syrian revolution starts and his brother is arrested, Sami risks everything to return to Syria to find him.
    • Partners & financing
    • Tipi'mages Productions (Switzerland)
      Artemis Productions (Belgium)
      Arte France Cinema
      Ad Vitam
      Charades
      Doha Film Institute
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Jun 17, 2019
    • End of shooting
    • Aug 01, 2019