Co-Pro Pitching Sessions

Inspiré de faits réels | France |

8 épisode(s) de 52min

Asma, a young investment banker of Syrian origin, grew up in England and was an outstanding student. Her life changed when she meets Bashar al-Assad. When Bashar was suddenly thrust into the leadership of the Syrian state, following the accidental death of his elder brother, Asma became First Lady. By marrying him, she entered the heart of Syrian power. But her dream of being a princess was short-lived. She had hoped to reform Syria, but the violent, criminal and corrupt al-Assad clan rejected her. Her mother-in-law and sister-in-law left her no room and despised her. Unable to trust anyone, isolated, Asma looked to Bashar as a family man and a loving, protective husband. They have three children together. But gradually, she also discovered his weakness and duplicity. Bashar often chose his clan against Asma. While her husband led a ruthless repression against his own people, she locked herself within a bubble of luxury, frivolity and indifference. But the bubble eventually [...]
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