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My Favourite Fabric

Mon tissu préféré

Directed by Gaya Jiji
France, Germany, 2018


Damascus, Spring 2011. Nahla, 25, is torn between her desire for freedom and the hope of leaving the country thanks to her arranged marriage with Samir, a Syrian expatriate in the USA. When he chooses her younger sister Myriam, she gets closer to her new neighbour, the mysterious Ms Jiji.

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My Favourite Fabric Directed by Gaya Jiji

Critics reviews

The subtlety that Issa brings to the character is quite astonishing given her relative inexperience in front of the camera, and her performance will likely resonate with women who recognise that very precise invocation of self-loathing.
May 16, 2018
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