Fri 26 - Sat 27 Nov

You Will Die at Twenty

Cert. 12A

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105 mins

Arabic with EN subs

Sudan | 2019 | dir. Amjad Abu Alala with Mustafa Shehata, Moatasem Rashid, Islam Mubarak

Filled with captivating visuals, nuanced performances and a haunting soundtrack Amjad Abu Alala exposes the realities of living under a religious dictatorship. Fated to meet an early death a young Muzamil and his mother become haunted by a Sufi Sheik’s prophecy that he will die upon reaching twenty. Outcast by the villagers and abandoned by his father, Muzamil’s prospects are reaching a dead end. Yet the sudden meeting of a Sudanese cinephile ignites a newfound desire for Muzamil, leaving him questioning existence and society.

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