2014 Edition

The Sinnaker and the Storm

The Sinnaker and the Storm

Section: Freedom Films

Country: Syria

Production Year: 2011

Runtime: 11 Minutes

Director: Ghassan Shmeet

Screenwriter: Ghassan Shmeet based on Hanna Mina’s novel

Cast: Gehad Saad, Hossam Eid, Zoheir Abdel-Kereen, Gergis Gabbar, Randa Meraashly.

Synopsis: A story of Syrian coastal city during World War II, where we see the impact of battles and weather on the country that is occupied by the French, as well as the contradictions that were preying on non- homogeneous society and also the fight of sailormen versus the cruel sea.