THE BOY WHO WORE THE SUN
David, a 21-year-old guy who wears a scoliosis plastic corset, hides a shameful circular scar on his stomach.
One night, before one month of his skin graft surgery, he's put in an uncomfortable skinny dipping situation with his friends at the beach...
What will he do?
Eli SALAMEH is a film director born in Lebanon on the 3rd of November 1995 and he's a 2019 Sundance Ignite Fellow.
He graduated with honors from the Lebanese University - faculty of fine arts and architecture - second branch in 2018 with a Master's degree in Film Directing.
He is now a Master student in Cinematography.
His short academic films are:
“FLY MY LOVE” 2016 (4 winning awards)
“ARYAN” 2017 (now available on the “Cinemoz” VOD platform)
“THE BOY WHO WORE THE SUN” 2018.
“EXIT BEIRUT” 2019 is his first independent short film which won the Sundance Ignite Fellowship in 2019.
THE BOY WHO WORE THE SUN (Soleil, mon amour) is a personal movie that sequels the events of my senior film FLY MY LOVE (Vole mon amour). I hope you like this movie, made with love and depression.