On this hot summer day on the southern seaside of Lebanon, 17-year-old Nayla is faced with the same dilemma every Lebanese youngster is faced with today – to leave or to stay. Two men in her life have set ideas about it, but both might wake up to a surprise.
Written and Directed by Leila Basma

Produced by Natalia Pavlove (Other Stories), co-produced by Stairway Films & Road2Films & FAMU
Starring Nathalie Issa, Georges Matar, Farid Chawki, Hiba Chihane. 
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World Premiere
La Biennale di Venezia 80, Mostra Internazionale d'Arte Cinematografica 2023 - Official Orizzonti Short Film Competition
19', Fiction Film.
Language: Arabic

Developed with
The Cannes Film Festival Focus Script Program (Winner of the TSFM Prize)
The European Short Pitch (Winner of the Cinema & Music Prize)

The Prague Shorts Screenwriting Workshop (organized by Karlovy Vary IFF)
Supported by
The National Czech Film Fund (Státni Fond Kinematografie) 

The Doha Film Institute

Film Talent Zlín
Participated in

The European Short Pitch co-prod Forum
Cannes Court Métrage Industry Days
FEST co-prod Forum

The Brussels International Film Festival co-prod Forum
Music & Cinema Marseille Market 

The Torino Short Film Market

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