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THE ARABIC INTERPRETER

in development

The Iraqi theatre actor Hassan has to apply for the renewal of his temporary residency permit. In despair he accepts a job offer as translator at the Federal Office for Migration in Berlin and suddenly is confronted with his repressed past. Truth and reality begin to blur.

Director
Ali Kareem Obaid

Writer
Ali Kareem Obaid

Producer
Jamila Wenske

Coproducer
Ali Kareem Obaid

Cast
Roger Azar

Production by
ACHTUNG PANDA!

Coproduction
32action films (SAU)
Middle West Film Production

Funding and Partners
Doha Film Institute
Red Sea Filmfund
FFA
Creative Europe        Red Sea Lab
Torino Film Lab

Awards
European Coproduction Award Sevilla 2021