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Chrysalis

Country: Italy, Language: Arabic, 4 mins

  • Director: Alaa Safi
  • Writer: Alaa Safi

CGiii Comment

When a short film has a jaw-dropping moment...nearly everything else can be forgiven.

Alas...the editing is absolutely terrible, shame.

But...what a powerful film.


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The(ir) Blurb...

In Morocco, during the coronavirus lockdown, dozens of LGBTQ people are exposed on the internet, facing prison time. For Muhammad, coming out to his family is not an option.

Cast & Characters

Alaa Safi as Muhammad
Marie Prenant as Muhammad's wife (voice)