Winter Sun is a lie

  • Winter Sun is a lie
Genre : Drama
Type : Fiction
Original title :
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2005
Format : Feature
Running time : 98 (in minutes)

Fatima is a young British Muslim woman of Moroccan origin who ran away from her family and now shares a house with two girlfriends in Tottenham. One morning she receives a call from someone claiming to be from the Police. He tells her that there will be a visit later that day to her house to interview her, but refuses to tell her why.

Written and Directed by Nassim Abassi
(first feature film)

Sara Bovolenta... Fatima
Richard Saade... Omar
Daniel Hamilton... Daniel
Victor Power... Ige
Magda Rodriguez... Carmen
Atesh Salih... Alex
Wendy Windle... Wendy
Kerri Yoder... Zena
Desiree Densiti... Filiz

Set in London during the emotional and political aftermath of the recent war and occupation of Iraq, THE WINTER SUN IS A LIE is an Award Winning quirky drama about lies and liars.

Winner of Best fiction feature film at the 2005 International Digital Film Festival.


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