SCALES (2019)

74 min - Fiction


In a poor fishing village in a dystopian time, every family must sacrifice a daughter to the sea creatures. Hayat escapes that fate thanks to her father; however, she is considered an outcast. Being the strong girl she is, Haya fights for having a life in her village.

Director: Shahad Ameen
Writer: Shahad Ameen
Country: UAE, Iraq, Saudi Arabia
Production: Image Nation Abu Dhabi, Iraqi Independent Film Central, The Imaginarium Films

Awards / Nominations:

Verona Film Club Award-Venice International Film Festival 


The Hollywood Reporter