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Les oiseaux ne se retournent pas
Birds Don't Look Back

  1. Overview
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One day, the decision is made: Amel, a 12-year-old orphan, will leave. This is by no means a matter of choice: her country is at war. Unfortunately, nothing goes as planned. At the border, Amel loses the family who are accompanying her and finds herself alone. Along the way, she meets Bacem, an army deserter and oud (Oriental lute) player. Together, the child and the former soldier navigate through the pain of exile and learn to rebuild themselves.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Les oiseaux ne se retournent pas

    Directed by: Nadia NAKHLÉ

    Country: France

    Running time: 01 h 30 min

  • Technique

    Category: Feature film

    Techniques used: 2D/3D computer

    Target public: Teens, Young adults, Adults

    Looking for producer(s)/co-producer(s), broadcaster(s), distributor(s)

  • Credits

    Directed by: Nadia NAKHLÉ

    Production: Sébastien ONOMO