[SGIFF] Scales (Sayidat Al Bahr) (2019)

29th November 2019
Friday 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Venue:

Oldham Theatre

Description:

This screening is part of the Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF).

Director: Shahad Ameen
Runtime: 74 minutes
Country: UAE, Iraq, Saudi Arabia
Language: Arabic with English subtitles
Rating: PG13 – Some Disturbing Scenes

Synopsis
A fishing community believes that sacrificing a daughter from every family will appease the sea creatures for good harvest. Hayat, saved from this ritual by her father 12 years ago, lives in shame among the villagers who believe she has cursed them. Determined to prove them wrong, Hayat hunts for the monsters to carve out her own path.