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Under the Bombs

Lebanon, 2007, 98 MIN, Feature
Starring: Nada Abou Farhat, Georges Khabbaz, Rawya El Chab
Directed by: Philippe Aractingi
Language: Arabic with English Subtitle

Under the bombs, a woman searches for her son. A man accompanies her. They have nothing in common. Toni is Christian and dreams of leaving the country. Zeina is Shiite, and has emigrated to Dubai. Back in Lebanon to try and save her son, she realizes she doesn't want to leave anymore. And yet, despite this all, Toni and Zeina will love each other, as a kind of response to the death striking all around them.

Awards and Festivals: Nominated for Grand Jury Prize Sundance Film Festival, 2008
Won EIUC Venice Film Festival, 2007
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