30.09. - 09.10.2021

Giraffada Germany, France, Italy, Palestine 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.
Original title: Giraffada
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language:
Section: Michel, Michel
Language and subtitles: OV with German voice over
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
Director of Photography: Manuel Terán
Music: Benjamin Grospiron
Production Design:
Editor: Carlotta Cristiani
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Pyramide International
Production: Heimatfilm GmbH & Co KG
Contact: Ilaria Gomarasca, Pyramide International:


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