Cast & Crew
Koina Rousseva Stefanova
Mamud is a young glassblower from Egypt who quits his job in Rome making pizzas only to steal his baby daughter from an orphanage where his Italian ex-lover had left her. He breaks into an apartment where he meets Lajla, a refugee from Mostar who has a part-time job as a housekeeper. They form a bond with Mamud bringing a sense of optimism to Lajla's shattered life and she giving him the space he needs to see his plans through.
Pier Giorgio Bellocchio
Shown at Locarno International Film Festival (Cineastes du Present) August 6-16, 1997.