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Published on Dec 22, 2008
WINNER for Paulo Coelho's "Experimental Witch" international film competition. This is the trailer to director Tadeh Daschi's film, based on a chapter from the book of the same name. Also featured on CNN's "The Spirit of Storytelling".
Selected from a field of more than 6,000 submissions from around the world, the film is a WINNER in Paulo Coelho's "Experimental Witch" international film competition.
Tadeh Daschi's film, "The Witch of Portobello", tells the story of the mysterious Athena (Carolena Sabah) and her quest for truth, love, and spirituality. In her single-minded pursuit for enlightenment and escapism, Athena sets out on a journey with her son in search of Nabil Alaihi (Bashar Da'as), through whom she hopes to find a more inclusive and harmonious understanding of her spiritual longing.
Director, Writer, Cinematographer, Editor, Original Music Composer: Tadeh Daschi
Executive Producer: Carolena Sabah
Produced by: Carolena Sabah & Tadeh Daschi
Based on a chapter from the book of the same name by: Paulo Coelho
Wardrobe Designer: Adele Satori Production Designer: Krystal Jones
Featuring songs by: VIZA & Soseh Keshishyan
Cast: Carolena Sabah Bashar Da'as Tyler Robert Alex Kalognomos K'noup Soseh Keshishyan