In April, 1975, civil war breaks out; Beirut is partitioned along a Moslem-Christian line. Tarek is in high school, making Super 8 movies with his friend, Omar. At first the war is a lark: ... See full summary »
In the wake of Israel's 2006 bombardment of Lebanon, a determined woman finds her way into the country convincing a taxi cab driver to take a risky journey around the scarred region in search of her sister and her son.
Nada Abou Farhat,
Rabih, a young blind man, lives in a small village in Lebanon. He sings in a choir and edits Braille documents for an income. His life unravels when he tries to apply for a passport and ... See full summary »
Josephine, the matriarch of a sprawling family, is delighted to gather everyone for Easter lunch for the first time in two years. While they all share a joyful meal, an incident ignites ... See full summary »
Six Lebanese women, different ages, await the return of their sons, brothers, husbands or lovers, who have been missing since the Civil War. VOID depicts the events that take place on the ... See full summary »
Brothers Ziad (Alain Saadeh) and Joe (Tarek Yaacoub) run a small but lucrative drug dealing business out of their takeout pizzeria in one of Beirut's working class districts. With their youngest brother Jad (Wissam Fares) about to be released from prison - where he was serving a sentence for a crime that Ziad had committed - Ziad plans to go straight by using their coke-peddling profits to open a restaurant. But Ziad's supplier, a powerful drug lord who is none too keen to see his dealers retire, convinces the brothers to take on one last job.Written by
giving this film 10/10 was not that hard, for everyone who is able to watch this film, don't miss a chance to watch it, very big shot is a very big film !! excellent characters building, excellent plot, very realistic and brilliant script with a very moving story, such an amazing film !! The film explores fraternal relationships, Christian- Muslim relationships, Lebanon's recent violent history and film making and all under two hours! The script is witty, the acting superb and set and location edgy and evocative. The ending is very ambiguous and can be interpreted in one obvious way. The director, who was present at the London film festival's screening, declined to fix the interpretation of the ending, leaving to up to viewers to decide the line that leads to Ziad's final act. It is clear that this film is deeply symbolic and represents Lebanon and its politics as much as any domestic action drama.
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