Rabih Mroué

Looking for a Missing Employee (2003)

Part of the retrospective "Outside the Image Inside Us"


English /  95 min.

Last Wednesday, an employee from the Ministry of Finance named RS deserted his family. His wife is claiming the right to know who is holding him. The disappearance of RS is not only a tragedy for his family but also shows a total lack of respect for the citizens who are his parents.

Based upon real events, Rabih Mroué presents a piece of theatre about this troubling police case and related politic-economic factors, by tracing the “Truth” using newspaper cuttings.

Production: Ashkal Alwan, the lebanese assosication for plasticarts (Beirut). 


written and directed by : Rabih Mroué / Performed by: Rabih Mroué und Hatem Imam / Set Design: Samar Maakaroun, Talal Chatila / Technical Assistance: Lina Saneh, Thömas Köppel / Video - interview: Mohamed Soueid, Pamela Ghoneimeh / Assistant director: Samar Maakaroun


  • Past
    Wed 30.3.2016, 21:00 / HAU3


Tempelhofer Ufer 10, 10963 Berlin

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