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In May 2003 Astrid visited her cousin Claudia who lives in Damascus with her husband and children. Claudia has become a practicing muslim. Islam determines her thinking and maintains order in her everyday life. The documentary compares the completely different lives of two women. It is a journey into their common childhood as well as a very personal but critical confrontation with the subject of women in Islam and women`s roles in general.
Director of photography:
Charlotte Müllner Berger
Schone Schone Kultur - Medien, und FilmproduktionHerklotzgasse 21 1150 Vienna, Austria