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MOM NO THANK YOU

by Anthony Chidiac

synopsis

Lebanon, early 90's Firas is a teen-ager who escapes from his oppressive mother's house and moves alone to a new neighborhood. He rents an empty flat from an old building lady owner. His new neighbors share with him their meals but nothing seems to satisfy him. Hungry as he is and with no resources left, he finally knocks on his weirdest neighbor's door, a mysterious cripple and fine cook who lives alone with his old mother and who had been sending Firas paper airplanes since the first day. What dark secrets this new 'friend' hides?

international title: Mom No Thank You
original title: Maman Non merci
country: Lebanon
year: 2013
genre: fiction
directed by: Anthony Chidiac
film run: 52'
screenplay: Anthony Chidiac, Selim Mourad
cinematography by: Bachir Hajj
producer: Carole Abboud
production: c.cam production
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