Adam & Esra

Achmed Abdel-Salam

19:03 min min




Achmed Abdel-Salam


Saskia Arth

Key Cast

Mariam Hage "Esra", Achmed Abdel-Salam "Adam"

Other credits

CINEMATOGRAPHY: Mathias Seebacher


Upon meeting the very down-to-earth Esra, narcissistic Adam sets out to conquer her. But his superficiality soon becomes a stumbling block - and bit by bit, his facade starts to crack.
BIOGRAPHY Achmed Abdel-Salam was born in Vienna, Austria. He studied Screenwriting and Dramaturgy at the Filmacadamy Vienna, receiving his Bachelor’s Degree with Destinction in 2014 and is currently attending the Master’s Program. Achmed has written numerous Shorts and Feature Films. In 2013 his feature film treatment The Edge won him the Carl Mayer Young Talent Prize at the Diagonale – Festival of Austrian Film. The following year he was awarded a screenwriting scholarship by the Literar Mechana, an Austrian copyright collecting society. In 2016 his horror film screenplay The Visiting has been selected for Script Development Funding by the Austrian Film Institue. 2017 he became a finalist in the Austrian Script Writing Competition If she can see it, she can be it.