The Day I Smoked a Cigarette with My Father

The Day I Smoked a Cigarette with My Father

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Cairo, 1964. Alaa, a 12-year-old boy, and his three younger siblings hear shouting from the street. Outside, the crowd is cheering for a man. The children can't believe it, it is their father, Ibrahim. Nobody expected him to come home from prison that day.

Award in Annecy

  • SACD Prize (2022)
  • Arte France Prize (2022)

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: The Day I Smoked a Cigarette with My Father

    Directed by: Robin VOUTERS, Sameh MORSY

    Country: France, Egypt

    Running time: 15 min

  • Technique

    Category: Short film

    Techniques used: 2D computer

    Target public: Adults, Young adults

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

  • Credits

    Directed by: Robin VOUTERS, Sameh MORSY

    Production: LES VALSEURS, Damien MEGHERBI

    Script writer: Sameh MORSY

    Graphic designer: Robin VOUTERS

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