Cleft Lip

Cleft Lip Winner Foreign Feature Fiction-Lebanese Independent FilmFestival-LIFF-2018Cleft Lip selected for Amsterdam International Filmmaker Festival Cleft Lip at the Black Star International Film Festival 2018

Fiction, 84 minutes.

What happens when fertility becomes a commodity in a fractured society? Oedipus reborn. Sophocles’ classic of classics adapted for the 21st Century by Erik Knudsen into a contemporary tragedy about the unravelling of the most fundamental of relationships in society; that between a father, a mother and a child. Cleft Lip is set in the context of a world where donor eggs and sperm are freely traded as increasing numbers of people are having to resort to fertility treatment as a consequence of social changes, individual decisions and biological imperatives.

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