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The Syrian Bride

La fiancée syrienne

Directed by Eran Riklis
France, Germany, 2004


Young bride Mona knows that once she crosses the border from Israel to Syria to marry the popular TV star Tallel, who she doesn’t know, she will never be able to return to her home. However, surprises arise on the wedding day as family tensions, political divisions and various cultures collide.

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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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