Mediterranean Fever

INFO SYNOPSIS CAST CREW

a film by Maha Haj

An aspiring but depressed writer from Haifa befriends his new neighbour in an attempt to convince the man to help him realise a sinister scheme of his.

Drama / Comedy, Palestine / Germany / France / Cyprus / Qatar
HD – color – 108 min – Dolby Digital

A co-production between MAJDAL FILMS (PAL), PALLAS FILM (GER), STILL MOVING (FR) and AMP FILMWORKS (CY)

In association with: Metafora Production

supported by:
MDM-Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung
The Cyprus Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport and Youth (CCAC)
La Région Île-de-France en partenariat avec le CNC
Doha Film Institute
Arab Fund For Arts and Culture AFAC
Eurimages Council of Europe

International Sales: Luxbox – Fiorella Moretti and Hédi Zardi

Script & Director: Maha Haj

Producers: Baher Agbariya, Thanassis Karathanos, Martin Hampel, Juliette Lepoutre, Pierre Menahem, Marios Piperides, Janine Teerling

Waleed (40) lives in Haifa with his wife and children and dreams of a writing career while suffering from chronic depression. He develops a close relationship with his neighbor (a small-time crook) with an ulterior plot in mind. While the scheme turns into an unexpected friendship between the two men, it leads them into a journey of dark encounters.

Waleed – Amer Hlehel
Jalal – Ashraf Farah
Ola – Anat Hadid
Shams – Samir Elias
Nour – Cynthia Saleem
Raneen – Shaden Kanboura

Author & Director: Maha Haj
DOP: Antoine Héberlé
Gaffer: Georges Harnack
Key grip: Gal Altshuler
Sound: Jörg Weimann
Sound Design: Florian Marquardt
Sound Editor: Henry Uhl
Costumes: Hamada Attalah
Make-up: Mervat Hakroosh, Ioanna Nika
Production Design: Andreas Antoniou
Editing: Véronique Lange
Mix: Adrian Baumeister
Music: Munder Odeh