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Tower, The

Original title: Tårnet (Wadri)
German title: Tower, The *
Norway, France, Sweden, 2018

Director: Grorud, Mats
Production company: Tenk.tv
Co-producers: Les Contes Modernes, Cinenic Film
Age recommendation: 10 years and up
Length: 80 min.
Film genre: Animation

Beirut, Lebanon, 2018. Wardi, an 11-year-old Palestinian girl, lives with her whole family in the refugee camp where she was born. Her beloved great-grandfather Sidi was one of the first people to settle in the camp after being chased from his home back in 1948. The day Sidi gives Wardi the key to his old house back in Galilea, she fears he may have lost hope of someday going home. As she searches for Sidi’s lost hope around the camp, she will collect her family’s testimonies, from one generation to the next.

Haugesund IFF 2018, My First Film Festival Barcelona 2018, Juniorfest Plzen 2018, Cine Junior Val-de-Marne 2019 (awarded), Luxembourg IFF 2019, Ciné-Jeune de l'Aisne 2019, Kristiansand CFF 2019, Stuttgart IFAF 2019, Fantoche IFF Baden 2019, Buster CFF Copenhagen 2019, Abloom CFF Oslo 2019, Taiwan CFF 2020, Itinerances Alès 2021

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