2019 Edition

The Borrowed Dress

The Borrowed Dress

Section: Freedom Films

Country: UAE, Jordan, Lebanon

Production Year: 2018

Duration: 54 min

Cinematography: Leen Alfaisal

Screenplay: Leen Alfaisal

Editing: Leen Alfaisal

Cast: Saad Alkuwatly, Siham Abu Nabbout, Doaa Al Zoabi

Synopsis: After her seven children fled Syria seeking refuge worldwide, 80-year-old Susu finds herself with no other choice but to leave Damascus and move to Dubai to live with her daughter’s family. Despite the security she enjoys in the Gulf city, she remains persistent in her desire to return to the now-empty, family house in the country that millions of people have left.