Sam Ali, a young sensitive and impulsive Syrian left his country for Lebanon to escape the war. To be able to travel to Europe and live with the love of his life, he accepts to have his back tattooed by one of the Worlds most sulfurous contemporary artist. Turning his own body into a prestigious piece of art, Sam will however come to realize that his decision might actually mean anything but freedom.
Venice FF (Venice Horizons Award - Best Actor), Stockholm FF (Best screenplay), El Gouna FF (Best Arab film)
Venice FF (Golden star - Best feature film), Stockholm FF (Bronze Horse - Best Film), El Gouna FF (Golden Star - Feature narrative competition)