From Under My Bed
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    From Under My Bed

    Sous mon lit

    Directed by

    France

    2004

    45 min

    • French

    Drama, Romance, Short

    Cannes IFF - Semaine de la Critique

    Mira, disobeying her parents, stays home alone for the first time during school break.. She thinks herself strong and self-reliant, but will be prooved wrong when fear comes upon her. The moments passed with her only fried Mathieu stir up her confusion Gradualy, fear permeates everything. A shadow hunts her, a shadow feeding on her refusal to grow up and become a woman.

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    Credits

    Cast
    Emeline Bécuwe
    Clément Van Den Bergh
    Screenplay
    Jihane Chouaib
    Cinematography
    Dylan Doyle
    Editing
    Laure Gardette
    Production
    PARAISO PRODUCTION
    Jihane Chouaib

    Jihane Chouaib

    Lebanon

    Jihane Chouaib was born in Beirut just before the Lebanese Civil War, and spent her childhood in Mexico. She studied Philosophy and Theatre in France. Chouaib has directed five short films, including the critically acclaimed FROM UNDER LY BED (2005), which was presented at the Semaine de la critique at the Festival de Cannes. In 2012, her feature documentary DREAM COUNTRY was released in France. It was hailed in the press as “intensely emotional”, “a beautiful and sensitive film with universal testimonies about exile” and “a poetic manifesto”. GO HOME is her latest film.

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