YOU WILL DIE AT TWENTY: Last Day Thursday, April 15th

Watch Trailer Director: Amjad Abu Alala
Cast: Mustafa Shehata, Moatasem Rashed, Islam Mubarak
Language: Arabic

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Film Movement is proud to present four Official Best International Feature Oscar submissions, including TRUE MOTHERS, YOU WILL DIE AT TWENTY, BLIZZARD OF SOULS, and MY LITTLE SISTER, available as a package for the discounted price of $30. Your purchase provides invaluable support for independent film organizations who tirelessly champion these global cinematic voices.

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About the film

Winner of the Lion of the Future Award for best Debut Feature at the Venice Film Festival, YOU WILL DIE AT TWENTY is visually sumptuous “coming-of-death” fable. During her son’s naming ceremony, a Sheikh predicts that Sakina’s child will die at the age of 20. Haunted by this prophecy, Sakina becomes overly protective of her son Muzamil, who grows up knowing about his fate. As Muzamil escapes Sakina’s ever-watchful eye, he encounters friends, ideas and challenges that make him question his destiny. Sudan’s first Oscar submission, YOU WILL DIE AT TWENTY is an auspicious debut and a moving meditation on what it means to live in the present.


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Running Time: 102 min102 MIN
This Film is Wheelchair Accessible

Beautifully composed and boasting the kind of sensitivity to light sources and color tonalities usually ascribed to top photographers, the film lovingly depicts the remote east-central region of Sudan as a quasi-magical place of sand, sky and the colors of the Nile.

Jay Weissberg