The Trees

الأشجار

Directed by Ramzi Bashour

2021

Black comedy , Drama

23 min

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Lebanon United States

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Arabic

Synopsis

Bashir attends his father's funeral in rural Lebanon only to discover a pathogen infecting the trees across his village. A dark-comedy about tradition, grief, and the environment.

Relevant Details

Special Jury Prize at Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival

Festivals

2021

  • Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival • Special Jury Prize
  • Rotterdam International Film Festival

Cast & Crew

Cast:
Nadim Shartouny,  sassine Kawzali, Fadia Tannir,  zaher Kais, Ghazaros Altonian
Script:
Ramzi Bashour
Cinematographer:
Alfonso Herrera-salcedo
Editor:
Hasan Hadi
Sound design & mix:
Ramzi Mady, Mohamad Khreizat
Producer:
Ramzi Bashour

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