Goodbye Julia

Feature Film - 2023
Directed By: Mohamed Kordofani

Synopsis:
Wracked by guilt after covering up a murder, Mona — a Northern Sudanese retired singer in a tense marriage — tries to make amends by taking in the deceased’s Southern Sudanese widow, Julia, and her son, Daniel, into her home. Unable to confess her transgressions to Julia, Mona decides to leave the past behind and adjust to a new status quo, unaware that the country’s turmoil may find its way into her home and put her face to face with her sins. Awards & Festivals:
  • Freedom Prize – Cannes Film Festival – 2023
  • New Directors Competition – Roger Ebert Award – Chicago International Film Festival – 2023
  • Audience Choice Award – Singapore International Film Festival – 2023
  • Crème De La Crème Award – Warsaw International Film Festival – 2023
  • Cinema For Humanity Prize – El Gouna Film Festival – 2023
  • Best African Film – Septimius Award – 2023
  • Best Foreign Language Film – Fipresci Prize – Palm Springs International Film Festival – 2024


Cast:
Nazar Goma
Nazar Goma
Ger Duany
Ger Duany
Eiman yousif
Eiman yousif
Siran Riak
Siran Riak

Crew:
  • Producers: Amjad Abu Alala, Mohamed Al - Omda
  • Co-Producers: Khaled Awad, Safei Eldin Mahmoud, Marc Irmer, Michael Hendricks, Ingrid Lill Høgtun & Issraa El - Kogali
  • Cinematographer: Pierre De Villiers
  • Art Director: Sara Awad
  • Costume Designer: Mohamed El Mur
  • Music Producer & Composer: Mazin Hamid
  • Editor: Heba Othman