The Man Who Sold His Skin
Sam Ali, a young sensitive and impulsive Syrian, left his country for Lebanon to escape the war. To be able to travel to Europe and live with the love of his life, he accepts to have his back tattooed by one the World’s most sulfurous contemporary artists. Turning his own body into a prestigious piece of art, Sam will however come to realize that his decision might actually mean anything but freedom.
4 wins and 4 nominations. Best Screenplay at Stockhom Film Festival, Best Arabic Film at El Gouna Film Festival and two wins at Venice Film Festival.
Director: Kaouther BEN HANIA
Length: 100 minutes
Country of Origin: Tunisia, France, Belgium, Sweden and Germany