A Mizrahi Jewish family from Morocco, who tries to settle in to their new life in 1948 Haifa, Palestine is haunted by a disturbing house guest, a left behind big red parrot from the former Arab residents.

Jury statement

For an original story about displacement and adaption told from an unusual perspective with lightness and great love for details the jury awarded The Parrot.

World Premiere

2016 Dubai International Film Festival.


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