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by Gaya Jiji


Damascus, Spring 2011. It's the early stages of the revolution. 25-year-old Nahla is torn between her desire for freedom and the hope of leaving the country thanks to her arranged marriage with Samir, a Syrian expatriate in the USA. When he chooses her younger, more docile sister Myriam, Nahla finds refuge at her neighbor's, the mysterious Ms Jiji.

international title: My Favourite Fabric
original title: My Favourite Fabric
country: France, Germany, Turkey
sales agent: UDI - Urban Distribution International
year: 2018
genre: fiction
directed by: Gaya Jiji
film run: 96'
release date: FR 18/07/2018, DE 10/01/2019
screenplay: Gaya Jiji
cast: Metin Akdülger, Manal Issa, Ula Tabari, Gaya Jiji, Wissam Fares, Mariah Tannoury, Souraya Baghdadi, Saad Lostan, Nathalie Issa, Rand Raslan
cinematography by: Antoine Héberlé
film editing: Jeanne Oberson
art director: Nadide Argun
costumes designer: Tugba Ataç
producer: Laurent Lavolé
co-producer: Vanessa Ciszewski, David Hurst, Nadir Operli, Eiji Yamazaki
line producer: Asli Erdem
production: Gloria Films Production, Katuh Studio, Les Films de la Capitaine, Dublin Films, Liman Film (TR)
backing: CNC (FR), Nouvelle-Aquitaine region (FR), Eurimages, Amiens International Film Festival (FR), French-German mini co-production treaty
distributor: Sophie Dulac Distribution, Grand Film
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