Damascus Aleppo (2018)

Feature, Drama | 120 min | Syria
Director : Basil El Khatib
Cast : Douraid Laham,Sabah Jazairi,Salma Masri,Abed Monem Amayri

Syria, spring of 2018. Issa Abdallah, a famous radio broadcaster in the past, lives in loneliness after losing most of his beloved ones. With the liberation of Aleppo, Issa decides to visit his daughter Dina, who lives there with her two kids. The road from Damascus to Aleppo is a journey into the depth of life and people whom Issa meets, mirroring the Syrian reality with all its tragic and sarcastic contradictions. A journey that shows best values of love, compassion and the ability of confrontation that people have.

Casablanca Arab Film Festival 126

About the Director:

BASIL ALKHATIB (1962, Hilversum, the Netherland) graduated from the department of film directing at VGIK, Moscow (1987). General Director of “Jawa film and TV productions”, Syria. Works in film making and television since 1990. Directed 7 shorts and 3 feature films. Also directs TV sereis and dramas. Winner of different film and TV awards.

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