release date August 29 2017
The International Poster and Official Trailer for BONBONE Reveal A Bold Adventure Inside Israeli Prisons
MAD Solutions has released the international poster and official trailer for the short film BONBONÉ by director Rakan Mayasi ahead of its release at the 42nd Toronto International Film Festival next September, where it will compete in its Short Cuts section. The film is going to be released in theaters soon.

In less than 16 minutes, BONBONÉ follows a Palestinian detainee, who gets visited by his wife in an Israeli prison, where he serves his time. His wife performs a bold and innovative activity to satisfy their secret desires.

Written and directed by Rakan Mayasi, BONBONÉ stars Saleh Bakri, Rana Alamuddin and Nadera Omran. BONBONÉ is produced by Groundglass235 in co-production with The Postoffice and Mad4Films, in association with db Studios. MAD Solutions is responsible for distributing the film across the Arab world and Salaud Morisset is responsible for its international sales.

Rakan Mayasi is a Palestinian filmmaker who was born in Germany, raised in Jordan, and currently based in Lebanon. Hestudied Filmmaking in Lebanon and then received intense film training with Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami at the Asian Film Academy in South Korea. Mayasi practiced writing and directing in Serbia, Germany, Morocco, and Egypt. In addition to BONBONÉ, he has written and directed the two short films Sea Sonata and Roubama, which screened at the Locarno Film Festival in 2012. Mayasi is currently working on his debut feature film that is based on three different stories.