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Sacrifices (The Box of Life)

Original title
Sunduq al-dunyâ
Running time
112 min.
Syria Syria
Ossama Mohammed
Marcel Khalife
Elso Roque
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Co-production Syria-France; AMIP / AFC / Ministère de la Culture de la Republique Française / National Film Organization
Drama | Family Relationships. Poverty
Synopsis / Plot
The head of the family, an old man, is at the point of death. He would like to give his name to one of his newborn grandsons but he does not acknowledge any of them before he dies. Three cousins without a name live in this primitive world. They seek pleasure and salvation.
2002: Cannes Festival: Un Certain Regard Official Selection
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