A Syrian Love Story

“For the courage and tenacity to tell, with a direct language and without filters, a story of love and war by bringing us in the daily life of a family distorted by idealism and violence.“ Biografilm Festival.

“The Jury were enamored by this Bergmanesque portrait of a relationship and love, taking place against an ever-changing and tumultuous backdrop....providing a unique and intimate portrait.” Sheffield Doc/Fest.

This documentary was 5 years in the making, and edited from over 300 hours of footage. Director Sean McAllister.


Bafta Nominated Best Newcomer - 2015.

Sheffield Doc/Fest 2015 – Winner Grand Jury Award.

Biografilm Festival 2015 – Winner Special Jury Award.

British Independent Film Awards, BIFA, Nominated.

European Documentary Awards - Nominated.

Mark Kermode reviews the film: