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Directed by 

Shirin Neshat
Shoja Azari ... (in collaboration with)

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Shoja Azari
Ahmad Diba ... (collaborating writer)
Shirin Neshat

Cast (in credits order)  

Neda Rahmanian Neda Rahmanian ... Mitra
Yasmin Raeis ... Ghada
Mehdi Moinzadeh Mehdi Moinzadeh ... Amir
Kais Nashif ... Ahmad / Latif
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Loudili Ahmed Loudili Ahmed ... Sheik Ebrahim
Soumaya Akaaboune Soumaya Akaaboune ... Hostess
Meriem Amrioui Meriem Amrioui ... Protest Leader
Ouways Asri Ouways Asri ... Young Nima
Bandar Atifi Bandar Atifi ... Mohammed
Nadia Benzakour ... Protest Leader
Mohammed Bouih Mohammed Bouih ... General Nasser
Houda Charaf Houda Charaf ... Protest Leader
Eric Cuvelier Eric Cuvelier ... Producer 2 - Philip
Dalila Essafi Dalila Essafi ... Hostess (King Farouk)
Rainer Guldener Rainer Guldener ... Producer 1 - Hans
Rodin Hamidi Rodin Hamidi ... Cinematographer
Fatim Zehra Jennane Fatim Zehra Jennane ... Oum's Mother
Nour Kamar Nour Kamar ... Oum Kultum (young)
Adil Kettani Adil Kettani ... King Farouk
Larbi Meskali Larbi Meskali ... Blind Sheikh Iman
Anass Moustatii Anass Moustatii ... Clapper
Nadia Niazi Nadia Niazi ... Older Lady
Najia Saber Najia Saber ... Saadyia
Sarsar Moulay Said Sarsar Moulay Said ... Taxi Driver
Abdelfatah Sail Abdelfatah Sail ... Sheik Khaled
Najia Skalli Najia Skalli ... Oum Kulthum (old)
Jalil Tijani Jalil Tijani ... Adil

Produced by 

Ahmed Amer ... associate producer
Shoja Azari ... producer
Beatrice Bulgari ... co-producer
Jerome de Noirmont ... executive producer
Marta Donzelli ... co-producer
Ilann Girard ... associate producer
Martin Gschlacht ... producer
Mohamed Hefzy ... associate producer
Ahmed Ibrahim ... associate producer
Gerhard Meixner ... producer
Shirin Neshat ... producer
Ole Nicolaisen ... line producer
Gregorio Paonessa ... co-producer
Roman Paul ... producer
Georges Schoucair ... co-producer
Antonin Svoboda ... producer
Bruno Wagner ... producer
Jamak Zandbaf ... associate producer

Music by 

Amin Bouhafa

Cinematography by 

Martin Gschlacht

Film Editing by 

Nadia Ben Rachid

Production Design by 

Erwin Prib

Art Direction by 

Attila Plangger
Halima Zniber

Set Decoration by 

Mark Rosinski

Costume Design by 

Mariano Tufano

Makeup Department 

Camilla Cavenaghi ... prosthetic trainee
Desideria Corridoni ... hair and wig designer
Francesca Galafassi ... prosthetic technician
Mina Ghoraishi ... makeup artist
Andrea Leanza ... prosthetic sculptor
Alexander Moser ... additional hair stylist: vienna
Alexander Moser ... makeup assistant
Khadija Najahi ... makeup artist
Antonello Resch ... key makeup artist
Mauro Tagliaventi ... assistant hair stylist
Hannelore Uhrmacher ... makeup assistant
Valentina Visintin ... key prosthetic makeup artist
Henriette Zwölfer ... makeup assistant

Production Management 

Laura Einmahl ... unit manager
Jalil Lamriki ... unit manager
Saida Yahyaoui ... production assistant

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Tarik Hkim ... second assistant director
Jacquier Lucas ... second second assistant director
Marian Mlynek ... second assistant director
Ghita Moumen ... trainee assistant director
Marouane Reda ... third assistant director
Sarra Rkha ... Assistant director
Rkha Sarra ... second second assistant director
Manuel Siebert ... first assistant director

Art Department 

Abdou Alaoui ... buyer
Thiare Galleguillos ... stand-by props
Fatim Lahlou ... assistant set decorator
Rhita Lakhdar ... art department coordinator
Laura Nasmyth ... property master
David Thummerer ... stand-by props
Mimouni Youssef ... props buyer

Sound Department 

Amouzoune Abderazak ... boom operator
David Almeida Ribeiro ... boom operator
Harald Ansorge ... senior audio producer
Claus Benischke ... sound mixer (as Claus Benischke-Lang)
Noemi Hampel ... sound designer
Jörg Klaussner ... foley recordist
Lasse Kröger ... adr recordist
Tina Laschke ... foley editor
Alessandro Mongardini ... adr recordist
Peter Roigk ... foley artist
Matthias Schwab ... re-recording mixer
Markus Wurster ... mixing assistant

Visual Effects by 

Martin Stegmayer ... visual effects supervisor

Camera and Electrical Department 

Brahim Amarak ... gaffer
Jean-Marc Bringuier ... steadicam operator (as Jean Marc Bringuier)
Martin Böhme ... electrician
Rainer Fritz ... digital imaging technician & dailies colorist
Lisa Ganser ... second assistant camera
Thomas Hollaus ... gaffer
Lyanboui Khaoula ... video assist operator
Thami Lahrach ... electrician
Alexander Pochobradsky ... best boy
Imad Rechiche ... assistant camera
Abdeghni Rifki ... key grip
Andreas Stiedl ... electrician
Nino Volpe ... focus puller
Taha Wasmine ... grip
Wilfried Zant ... electrician

Casting Department 

Marwa Gabriel ... casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Samira Bejjoudi ... costume assistant
Emmanuelle Bellocq ... costume supervisor
Abdeliah Bidari ... assistant costumer
Mattia Bionda ... head costume cutter
Luca Costigliolo ... Third assistant costume designer
Sigrid Dreger ... wardrobe
Julia Kassmannhuber ... costume assistant
Tiziano Musetti ... wardrobe supervisor
Silvia Segoloni ... assistant costume designer

Editorial Department 

Cyrus Dowlatshahi ... assistant editor

Location Management 

Miloud Akdim ... location assistant
Simo Benali ... location assistant
Rabii El Bakki ... location manager
Felix Wagner ... location manager

Music Department 

Jean-Pierre Arquié ... score producer
Mark Berrow ... violin
Rachel Bolt ... viola
Emmanuel Deletang ... music producer
Isobel Griffiths ... orchestral contractor
Sam Jones ... assistant to orchestrator
Sahbi Karoui ... scoring editor
Sylvain Morizet ... additional orchestrator
Vili Robert Ollila ... assistant to orchestrator
Colin Rae ... music preparation
James Shearman ... conductor
Jehan Stefan ... orchestrator / supervising orchestrator

Other crew 

Olivia Alighiero ... press: Italy
Ahmed Amer ... arabic dialogue / screenplay advisor
Livia Barbieri ... production coordinator
Touria Bemali ... production accountant
Hind Bouab ... production coordinator
Khalid El Maya ... stage manager
Lara Facco ... press
Ursula Gaida ... production accountant
Natalia Gozdzik ... production staff
Jana Havlik ... production coordinator
Ahmed Ibrahim ... screenplay advisor
Ernestine Kahn ... dialogue coach: post production and ADR, for Neda Rahmanian
Lauren Mekhael ... finance executive
Barbara Musger ... continuity
Flavia Schiavi ... press: Italy
Eva Trenka ... production accountant
Saida Yahyaoui ... production assistant

See also

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