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Ladder to Damascus (2013)

Soullam ila Dimashk (original title)
Ghalia is inhabited by the soul of Zeina, a girl who drowned the day she was born. Haunted by Zeina's past life, Ghalia travels to Damascus to study acting and understand her present ... See full summary »

Director:

Mohamed Malas
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Cast

Credited cast:
Gianna Aanid Gianna Aanid ... Zeina
Izzat Abou Jabal Izzat Abou Jabal ... Izzat
Hussein Al Shazli Hussein Al Shazli ... Hussein
Nohad Assi Nohad Assi ... Ghalia's mother
Mustafa El Mustafa Mustafa El Mustafa ... Mustafa
Najla El Wa'za Najla El Wa'za ... Ghalia
Roula Falhout Roula Falhout ... Rina
Radwan Jamous Radwan Jamous ... Father
Ghassan Jbaii Ghassan Jbaii ... Father
Ziad Kalthoum Ziad Kalthoum ... Ziad
Rana Malas Rana Malas ... Emm Sami
Hussein Marii Hussein Marii ... Hussein
Bilal Martini Bilal Martini ... Fouad
Lara Saade Lara Saade ... Lara
Naouar Yussef Naouar Yussef ... Naouar
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Storyline

Ghalia is inhabited by the soul of Zeina, a girl who drowned the day she was born. Haunted by Zeina's past life, Ghalia travels to Damascus to study acting and understand her present condition. She meets Fouad an aspiring filmmaker who becomes fascinated by Ghalia's duality. He takes her under his wing and helps her find a place to live in a Damascene house, now converted into a dorm inhabited by young Syrians from different regions. Within the confines of the house and its ancient courtyard, Fouad's love for Ghalia and Zeina blossoms while the tumultuous events in Syria start unfolding in the streets around them gradually encroaches on their idyllic isolation. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Drama | History | War

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Country:

Qatar | Lebanon | Syria

Language:

Arabic

Release Date:

September 2013 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

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