Rand Abou Fakher – Braided Love


Original Title: Gevlochten liefde
English Title: Braided Love
Genre: Drama
Duration: 24 min
Year of Production: 2018
Country: Belgium
Screening Format: DCP
Colour: B/W
Language: Dutch
Subtitles: English

Short Synopsis: Sections of one day showing the complications of a relationship when it's built on a pain that has never been confronted.

Long Synopsis: The film gives glances onto one day showing the complications of a relationship between a mother and a daughter. It explores the fine lines of an intense relationship built on a pain that has never been confronted.

Director: Rand Abou Fakher
Original script: Rand Abou Fakher
Cast: Anna Franziska Jaeger and Dahlia Pessemiers
Assistant director: Jeronimo Sarmiento
Line producer: Kinshuk Surjan
D.O.P.: Hans Bruch Jr.
Camera assistant and light: Sean Luke
Sound: Bahzad Salhe, Mahmood Zourob
Sound training and advice: Gert Verboven, Matthias van Ruijssevelt, Mathias Van Gasse, Enzo Tibi
Acting consultant: Lisaboa Houbrechts
Mentored by: Béla Tarr
Scenario feedback: Masha Berkers, Hans Van Nuffel, Alex Verhaest
Scriptgirl: Angela Al-Souliman
Make up: Anastasia Zolkina
Set design: Bas Bonhof, Mousab al Shaikh (WIKD), Rand Abou Fakher
Art work : Victor Ghostin, Eva Lynen
Producers: Gawan Fagard and Gwendolyn Lootens
Editing: Roberto Ayllon
Sound mixing: Jean-Noël Boissé
Postproduction supervision: Maureen Vandenberghe, Kinshuk Surjan
Subtitling: Bilal Issa
Production team: Omar Al-Samarai, Lubnan Al-Wazny, Soetkin Keukeleire, Alain Dupuy, Nour Assamadani, Abdularahman Al Jasseem, Asad Diriye.
Thanks to: Sarah Hemdi, Maria Pia Bassil, Martha Vandermeulen, Pauwel Hertmans, Romy Lauwers, Grace Ellen Barkey, Victor Ghostin, Solange Luyckx, Flo Vandenbussche, Mojtaba Bahadori, Fatma Osman, Aza Declercq, Olga Paterlini, Vincent Metzinger, Stijn Verhoeven, Needcompany, Decoratelier Jozef Wouters.
In collaboration with: Kunstenfestivaldesarts
Postproduction support: Gsara & Graphoui

Biography of Director:
Rand Abou Fakher (Syria, 1995). She studied music at the conservatory in Damascus and also sound engineering and optics, before she came to Belgium in 2015. She’s interested in many artistic experessions and is applying for film school.

Filmography of Director:
first film