The Witch of Portobello - Trailer





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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

Carolena Sabah
Bashar Da'as
Tyler Robert
Alex Kalognomos
Soseh Keshishyan


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