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The Syrian Bride

La fiancée syrienne

Directed by Eran Riklis
France, Germany, 2004


Mona’s wedding day is the saddest day of her life. Once she crosses into Syria she can never return home to Israel, her village, or her family. She is destined to live the rest of her life in Damascus. Her husband may be a popular television star, she doesn’t know a thing about him.

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The Syrian Bride Directed by Eran Riklis

Awards & Festivals

Locarno International Film Festival

2004 | Winner: Audience Award

European Film Awards

2005 | 2 nominations including: Best European Actress (Audience Award)

Montréal World Film Festival

2004 | 4 wins including: FIPRESCI Prize

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