The Pessoptimist

  • 13'
  • Palestine
  • 2015
Based on a 1974 novel by Emil Habibi about a man abducted by aliens, this film spirals into a fantastical, surreal world. Its protagonist, an anti-hero, is out of place and out of time. A victim of both his own existential crisis and his surroundings. 


All Short films at IFFR 2017

Director
Mirna Bamieh
Country of production
Palestine
Production Year
2015
Festival Edition
IFFR 2017
Length
13'
Medium
File
Language
Arabic
Producer
Mirna Bamieh
Sales
Mirna Bamieh
Cinematography
Elsy Hajjar
Editor
Salama Safadi, Mirna Bamieh
Sound Design
Mirna Bamieh
Cast
Ali Jaber, Aya Tahhan, Karam, Mirna Bamieh