La Bâtardise

Facts & Figures

Format: feature film
Director: Julie-Yara Atz
Script: Julie-Yara Atz
Production company: –


In 2011, the lives of Marah and Souad, two young Swiss-Syrian girls, are turned upside down by the Arab Spring. Their mother loses interest in anything other than news from her home country, prompting their father to return to care for the girls. In 2015, after her uncle’s release, Marah goes to visit her family in Syria. But her joy is cut short when she is kidnapped at a checkpoint.