Gate #5 is a film that retraces the life journey of “Najm” and other Lebanese truck drivers, from the 1960s and until the present day. It follows a path marked by migration, civil war and changes in the social and economic fabric of the country.
Mazen, a struggling young man is addicted to living large on a less-than-mediocre income.
One day, he saves a rich philanthropist’s life and is awarded a credit card that can withdraw a thousand US dollars every day. Mazen’s life turns around overnight.
From 1960 to 1966, a space project was undertaken in Lebanon. Several rockets, which became larger and more powerful with time, were launched from the hills surrounding Beirut by a group of scientists, university students and army experts.
After having lived 10 years in Israel, Mariam and her brother return to their native land in the South of Lebanon. Unfortunately, they feel rejected from their entourage because they are the children of an agent in the “Lahd” army.