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The Translator (Tõlkija)


Rana Kazkaz & Anas Khalaf

Syria, France, Switzerland, Belgium, Qatar

Runtime - 1h 45m - Language - Arabic, English

In 2000, Sami was the Arabic-English translator for the Syrian Olympic team in Sydney, Australia. A slip of the tongue forced him to stay in Australia and live in exile as a political refugee. In 2011, when the Syrian revolution starts and his brother is arrested, Sami risks everything to return to Syria to find him.

Screening: Sunday 15 Nov - Hall 7 Coca-Cola Plaza Tallinn

International Sales: Charades, Paris, France

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