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The Tower

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet
  3. When and where ?

Wardi, an eleven-year-old Palestinian girl, lives in a refugee camp where she was born. The day her great-grandfather Sidi gives her the key to his old house back in Galilea, she fears he may have lost hope of someday going home.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: The Tower

    Directed by: Mats GRORUD

    Filmography

    • "Santa Klaus" (2010)
    • "My Grandmother Beijing" (2008)

    Country: France, Norway, Sweden

    Year of production: 2018

    Running time: 01 h 19 min 19 s

  • Technique

    Category: Feature film out of competition

    Techniques used: Puppets, 2D Computer

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Teens, Adults, Family, Young adults

  • Credits

    Directed by: Mats GRORUD

    Production: TENK.TV, Frode SOBSTAD, LES CONTES MODERNES, Patrice NEZAN, CINENIC FILM AB, Annika HELLSTROM

    Distribution: JOUR 2 FÊTE, Sarah CHAZELLE

    Artistic direction: Rui Tenreiro

    Script: Mats Grorud

    Animation: Pierre-Luc Granjon, Hefang Wei

    Music: Nathanaël Bergèse

    Sound: Christian Holm, Erik Bjerknes

    Editing: Silje Nordseth, Carsten Meinich, Anders Bergland, Margrete Vinnem

    Voice: Romina Adl Kasravi, Mikhalis Koutsogiannakis, Aïssa Maiga, Mohamed Bakri, Morad Hassan

When and where ?

This film is part of the programme Feature Film out of Competition 7: The Tower