26.9. - 5.10.2019

Giraffada Germany, France, Italy, Palestinian Territories 2013 | 84 min | OV with German voice over | Colour | FF 2014

Rani Massalha

rated for 12 + years
Ziad lives with his father Yacine in the only remaining zoo in West Jordan. The animal-mad boy sends every free minute with the giraffes Rita and Brownie. When Brownie is killed one night in an air-raid, Rita stops eating. Ziad, too, withdraws more and more. Yacine tries everything to cheer his son up and find a new partner for Rita. But the only bull giraffe in question lives in Israel... With great sensitivity, the film portrays the challenges and impotence that characterize everyday life in West Jordan and tells the touching story of a boy's love of animals.
Orig. Title: Giraffada
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language:
Section: MICHEL
Director: Rani Massalha
Screenplay: Xavier Nemo, Rani Massalha
Cast: Saleh Bakri, Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre, Ahmad Bayatra, Mohammed Bakri, Loutof Nuweiser
Producer: Antoine de Clermont-Tonnerre,Bettina Brokemde,Lionello Cerri
Sprachfassung: OV with German voice over
Music: Benjamin Grospiron
Camera: Manuel Terán
Set Designer:
Cutter: Carlotta Cristiani
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Pyramide International
Production: Heimatfilm GmbH & Co KG
contact: Ilaria Gomarasca, Pyramide International:


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