The life of a happily married Israeli-Arab physician is upended by a suicide bombing in this powerful psychological thriller based on Yasmina Khadra's internationally acclaimed novel.
May 26, 2013
|6:00 PM||SIFF Cinema Uptown||Date has passed|
May 28, 2013
|4:30 PM||Harvard Exit||Date has passed|
Born in Beirut, Lebanon, Ziad Doueiri grew up during the country’s Civil War. Leaving Lebanon at age 20 to study in the United States, Ziad worked as an assistant camera and a camera operator on numerous films, including Quentin Tarantino’s Reservior Dogs, Pulp Fiction, and Jackie Brown.
|Principal Cast:||Ali Suliman, Reymonde Amsellem, Evgenia Dodina, Karim Saleh|
|Country:||Lebanon, France, Qatar, Egypt, Belgium|
|Running Time:||102 minutes|
|Producer:||Jean Bréhat, Rachid Bouchareb, Muriel Merlin|
|Screenplay:||Joëlle Touma, Ziad Doueiri|
|Editors:||Dominique Marcombe, Ziad Doueiri|
|Awards:||San Sebastián Film Festival 2012 (Special Mention of the Jury, TVE Otra Mirada Award); Marrakech International Film Festival 2012 (Golden Star Grand Prize)|
|Filmography:||Lila Says (2004); West Beirut (1998)|
|US Distributor:||Cohen Media Group|
|International Sales:||Wild Bunch|