Manal Issa has been hailed as a rising star in France with her magnetic debut performance as ‘Lina’ in PARISIENNE by Danielle Arbid. Last year, she played the role of ‘Sabrina’ in Bertrand Bonello’s award-winning thriller, NOCTURAMA. Manal most recently played the critically acclaimed leading role of "Nahla" in the drama MY FAVOURITE FABRIC, by Syrian writer-director Gaya Jiji, which was nominated for both Un Certain Regard Award, and the Golden Camera Award, at Cannes Film Festival. She can next be seen playing the title character of 'Mona" in ULYSSES & MONA alongside Eric Cantona (Elizabeth), which will premiere at Toronto International Film Festival, and which is directed by Sébastien Betbeder.
PLAYING AGE: 20 - 25