International Film Festival Rotterdam 2023
Synopsis: Following the traumatizing death of her mother in an accident, Rebecca moves with her father, Michael, to her grandfather's home in Jerusalem. Although disconsolate himself, Michael wants his daughter to begin a new life in the new city. But, clinging to the memories of her mother, the young girl cannot bring herself to let go of the past. The tussle between father and daughter comes to a head when Rebecca discovers another girl of her age living in the house.
Directors Bio: Muayad Alayan is based in Jerusalem. His second feature film, 2018's The Reports On Sarah And Saleem, premiered at the ‘International Film Festival Rotterdam’, where it won the ‘Special Jury Prize’ of the Hivos Tiger Competition and the ‘Hubert Bals Audience Award’. His directorial feature debut Love, Theft, And Other Entanglements premiered at the ‘Berlinale Panorama’ in 2015 and went on to win two ‘Best Arab Narrative Film Awards’, as well as being nominated for several First Feature Awards at the ‘Berlinale’, and others.
Sales Agent: Heretic
Drama | Coming of Age