Plastic harem

Rob Schroder, Gabriëlle Provaas Long documentary - 2014 - 90 min.

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The Dutch-Egyptian artist Tarik Sadouma lives in Cairo. Before the revolution, he made music videos of female pop stars that plastic surgeons made a fortune on. In the Middle East, this lucrative industry grew into an emancipatory subculture. Today, Sadouma makes life-size sculptures of the pop stars, selling them to nightclubs in Beirut or palace owners in Dubai, and he prepares a large exhibition on the power of Arabic women.


Producer(s) Arjan van Engen
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Tarik Sadouma
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