© Mooz Films / Gaumont / Wild Bunch
Feature Film | 2016-2018 | Drama | Lebanon

Shooting data

Number of shooting days90
LocationsBeirut

Project data

Budget4 mio
Film financing
Length of movie123
Picture formatCinemascope (1 : 2,39)

Trailers

  • [fr] VO sous-titrée en français

Brief synopsis

Français :
À l’intérieur d’un tribunal, ZAIN, un garçon de 12 ans, est présenté devant LE JUGE.
LE JUGE : « Pourquoi attaquez-vous vos parents en justice ? »
ZAIN : « Pour m’avoir donné la vie »

English:
INT. COURTROOM
ZAIN, a 12-year-old boy, faces THE JUDGE.
THE JUDGE: Why are you suing your own parents? ZAIN: For giving me life.

Cast

ActorRole nameVoice actor / Speaker
Zaïn Al RafeeaZaïn [L]
Yordanos ShiferawRahil [L]
Boluwatife Treasure BankoleYonas [L]
Fadi Kamel YoussefSelim [L]
Haita 'Cedra' IzamSahar [L]
Alaa ChouchniehAspro [L]
Kawthar Al HaddadSouad [L] Maria Magdalena Rabl

Crew

DepartmentActivityNameComment
Camera Departmentdirector of photography Christopher Aoun
Camera Department2nd unit dop Marco Müller [5]
Camera Departmentsteadicam operator Marco Müller [5]
Camera Department1st assistant cameraCyril Lèbre
Castingcasting directorJennifer Haddad
Costume Departmentcostume designerZeina Saab Demelero
Director's DepartmentdirectorNadine Labaki
Director's Department1st assistant directorToufic Khreich
EditingeditorKonstantin Bock
LightinggafferFrida Marzouk

Production companies

CompanyComment
Mooz Films [lb]
Les Films Des Tournelles [fr]in association with
Boo Pictures [us]in association with
Louverture Films [us]in association with
Synchronicity Films [uk]in association with

Distributing companies

CompanyComment
Gaumont S.A. [fr]Distribution France
Wild Bunch [fr]World Sales

Facilities

Department CompanyComment
CameraCameras and Utilities Vantage Film GmbHLenses

Awards

Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
Nadine Labaki2018Festival de Cannes [fr]Prix du juryWinner
Nadine Labaki2018TIFF Toronto Int. Film Festival [ca]Special PresentationsNominated
Nadine Labaki2018Hamptons Int. Film Festival [us]Nominated
Nadine Labaki2018San Sebastian Int. Film Festival [es]Sektion Perlak - PublikumspreisNominated
Nadine Labaki2018Zurich Film Festival [ch]Gala PremierenNominated
Nadine Labaki2018Around the World in 14 Films [de]14 FilmeNominated
Nadine Labaki2018Stockholm Int. Film Festival [se]Audience AwardWinner
Mooz Films [lb]2019Golden Globes [us]Best Motion Picture - Foreign LanguageNominated

Cinema

TypeCountryDateComment
Theatre releaseGermanyTuesday, 16.01.2018