The Man Who Sold His Skin (Opening Film) (2020)

  • Fiction
  • 1h 44m

Sam Ali has fled to Lebanon from war-torn Syria, but sees no future there. He dreams of a life in Europe together with the love of his life, Abeer. Suddenly, he receives an unexpected offer. An internationally well-known contemporary artist wants to exhibit him as a live piece of art, with his passport tattooed on his back. Could this be his ticket to freedom? Or is it, in fact, quite the opposite?.

Language

Arabic

Subtitles

Swedish

Countries

Tunisia, France, Belgium, Germany, Sweden, Turkey

Bonus Content

Film Discussion
37m

Moderator: Ahmad Shawky

The participants: Yahya Mahayni, Dea Liane, Koen de Bow, Saad Lostan