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Only Men Go to the Grave

  • Khashabi Hatib Street Haifa, Haifa District (map)


Feature by Abdulla Al Kaabi ,82 min, UAE\Iran, 2016

After the Iraq-Iran war ends in 1988, a blind mother wants to tell her estranged daughters a secret, but dies before she can tell them. During the funeral, the daughters try to deal with their mother’s sudden death while attempting to discover her secret by looking for clues from visitors. Meanwhile, their own lives continue to unravel, and buried family tensions surface while they struggle to deal with their own secrets and guilt. All of a sudden, there is a knock on the door from a woman they discover was much more than a friend to their mother, forcing the daughters to question everything they thought they knew about her life.

Winner of Best Emirati Feature Film at  Dubai International Film Festival, 2016

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