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SHORTS IN COMPETITION: NARRATIVE

THE PHILOSOPHER

Directed by Abdulla Alkaabi
SHORT NARRATIVE 16 Minutes New York Premiere
FILM GUIDE THE PHILOSOPHER

Baggio was a successful footballer, martial artist, and pianist living the high life with his fame and fortune. Unfortunately, all of the perfections do not help satisfy that urging need to "do something" with his life. So Baggio pursues a new title… philosopher!

About the Director(s)
ABDULLA ALKAABI was born in the Emirate of Fujairah, UAE. At age 16 Abdulla moved to Dubai to study at the American University of Sharjah. He was presenter of Green Light Charity, a reality show about four Arab youths running a charity organization, and lifestyle show Male Box. He moved to Paris in 2009 to pursue a career in cinema.

Film Info
  • Section:
    Shorts in Competition: Narrative
  • Year:
    2010
  • Length:
    16 minutes
  • Language:
    English, French
  • Country:
  • Premiere:
    New York
  • Connect:
Cast & Credits
  • Script:
    Sylvette Baudrot
  • Composer:
    Mathias Duplessy
  • Primary Cast:
    Jean Reno, Cyrille Thouvenin
  • Director:
    Abdulla Alkaabi
  • Editor:
    Isabelle Manquillet
  • Producer:
    Cyril Deleye
  • Screenwriter:
    Abdulla Alkaabi
  • Director of Photography:
    Gil Pannetier

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