23 Oct 2023

Mediterranean Fever

Keeping us guessing right up to the end, Haj's anecdotal comedy about depression is a refreshing look at the region's political turmoil with a lovely friendship at its heart.

This Cypriot Co-Production, won the  ‘Un Certain Regard - Screenplay Prize’ at the Cannes Film Festival and the ‘Best Foreign Language Film’ at Palm Springs International Film Festival .

Synopsis: Waleed dreams of a writing career while suffering from depression. He develops a relationship with his neighbor - a small-time crook. While the scheme turns into an unexpected friendship, it leads them into a journey of dark encounters.

2022, Dark comedy, 108'

Directed by: Maha Haj

Language: Arabic, Hebrew, English with Greek subtitles

The screenings are followed by a 15-minute discussion.

Free entrance

The film starts at exactly 8:30.

Venue: Municipal Theatre Skala

15 Kyriakou Matsi, 6015, Larnaca

Entry is not allowed to persons under 18 years of age.

Larnaka Cinema Society contact number: 99434793

The event is organized with the financial support of the Deputy Ministry of Culture.


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