From Abdul to Leila

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Film Info

Film Year: 2024

Film Duration: 92 min

Country: Iraq

Language: French


Albayaty Leila

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After suffering amnesia from an accident, Leila, a young French artist of Iraqi origin, reconstructs her history by reconnecting with her family and delving into her roots. She learns Arabic, interprets the poems of her father, an Iraqi political exile. An inner journey, an identity quest sublimated by her songs, bridging Europe and the Middle East.