The Brother

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Eyes and Arms
Streaming on Hot Docs at Home Thu, May 28, 2020 - Wed, Jun 24, 2020
Available until June 24
Deeply in love and perfectly matched, an isolated Iranian couple overcome their disabilities, with her becoming his eyes and him her arms. His only hesitation is her ongoing desire for a child as he copes with his own tragic loss.
Film Info
Country Listing:Canada
Premiere Status:Ontario Premiere
Festival Info
Festival Year:2020
Accessibility:Full Subtitles
Program Category:Shorts
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Jérémie Battaglia
Producer(s):Amélie Lambert Bouchard
Editor(s):Andrea Henriquez
Writer(s):Jérémie Battaglia
Cinematography:Jérémie Battaglia
Composer:Anais Larocque
Sound:Marie-Pierre Grenier
Isabelle Lussier
Jérémie Battaglia
Lenny Fontaine


This short film is streaming with Eyes and Arms.

During his waking hours, Kais is in his bed or mobility device, completely dependent on his devoted family for round-the-clock care. At night, he dreams of himself as a manga character, starring in a story of love and bravery that mirrors the selflessness of his parents and siblings. Mariam Zaidi

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