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Zozo (2005 film) poster.jpg
Directed by Josef Fares
Produced by Anna Anthony
Written by Josef Fares
Starring Imad Creidi
Antoinette Turk
Elias Gergi
Carmen Lebbos
Music by Adam Nordén
Release date
  • 2 September 2005 (2005-09-02) (Sweden)
Running time
103 minutes
Country Lebanon
Language Swedish

Zozo is a Swedish-Lebanese drama film which was released to cinemas in Sweden on 2 September 2005[1] telling the story about a Lebanese boy (Imad Creidi) during the civil war, who gets separated from his family and ends up in Sweden. It was directed by Swedish-Lebanese director Josef Fares. The story is mostly inspired by Fares' real life immigration to Sweden during the war.

The film was Sweden's representative for Best Foreign film at the 78th Academy Awards.[2] It won The Nordic Council Film Prize in 2006.

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  1. ^ "Zozo" (in Swedish). Swedish Film Database. 2 September 2005. Retrieved 2 October 2016. 
  2. ^ http://www.oscarguy.com/History/Oscars/78th/Foreign.html[permanent dead link]

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