Abu Adnan - Adnan's Father

Sylvia Le Fanu

Arabic
25:00 min min

Country

Denmark

Writers

Mads Lind Knudsen, Sylvia Le Fanu

Producers

Sune Wahl

Key Cast

Salim Assi “Sayid”, Jihad Assi “Adnan”, Adam Brix “Teacher”, Mette Alvang “Rikke”,

Other credits

CINEMATOGRAPHY: Emil Aagård
MUSIC: Patricio Pock-Steen Fraile
SOUND:Patricio Pock-Steen Fraile, Patricio Pock-Steen Fraile
EDITING: Patricio Pock-Steen Fraile

Sinopsis

Sayid, a refugee doctor from Syria, has just received a Danish residence permit, and is about to embark on establishing a new life in rural Denmark together with his son Adnan. At the same time as having to learn a new language, he faces the challenge of maintaining his boy's respect, in a situation where Adnan's assimilation seems to be going somewhat faster than his own.
BIOGRAPHY Sylvia Le Fanu born in 1990 in London, UK. Moved to Denmark in 1993 together with parents, who worked at The European Filmcollege, Ebeltoft (1993 – 2007). 2010 – 2013: BA in Film&Media studies, Copenhagen University 2015- 2017 Directing student at 18Frames the Independent Filmschool of Funen. (Midterm project: “Abu Adnan”). 2017-2020: Directing student at The Norwegian Filmschool