You will die at twenty

You will die at twenty

Amjad ABU ALALA - Sudan


Sudan, Aljazira province, nowadays. Shortly after Mozamil’s birth, the village’s religious leader predicted that he would die at the age of 20. The child’s father cannot bear the weight of this curse and flees. Sakina then raises her son alone, smothering him with all her attention. One day, Mozamil turnes 19 years old...

Film details

Gender : Fiction
Duration : 105 min
Year of production : 2019
Country : Sudan
Casting : Mustafa Shehata - Islam Mubarak - Mahmoud Elsaraj - Bunna Khalid - Talal Afifi - Amal Mustafa
Screenwriter : Amjad Abu Alala - Yousef Ibrahim
Cinematography : Sébastien Goepfert
Editor : Heba Osman
Director : Amjad ABU ALALA
Production company : Andolfi - Transit Films Duofilm - Die Gesellschaft DGS


Sudanese filmmaker. He studied Media at the UAE University, he accumulated a number of short films. He founded STATION FILMS You will die at twenty is his first feature film (Lion of the Future Award at Venice FF2019).