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When Pigs Have Wings

Le cochon de Gaza

Directed by Sylvain Estibal
France, Belgium, 2011


After a storm, Jafaar, a Palestinian fisherman from Gaza, catches by chance in his net a pig that has fallen off a cargo boat. Although initially determined to get rid of this unclean animal, he decides to try to sell it and thereby add a little extra income to his pitiful existence.

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When Pigs Have Wings Directed by Sylvain Estibal

Awards & Festivals

César Awards

2012 | Winner: Best First Film

Tokyo International Film Festival

2011 | Winner: Audience Award

Munich Film Festival

2012 | Winner: One Future Prize

Magritte Awards

2013 | 2 nominations including: Best Editing

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