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Sous les Bombes

2007

Running Time: 98 min

Director:
Philippe Aractingi

Writers:
Michel Léviant
Philippe Aractingi

Arabic Adaptation:
Anjo Rihane

Producers:
Hervé Chabalier
François Cohen-Séat
Paul Raphael
Philippe Aractingi

Director of Photography:
Nidal Abdel Khalek

Sound:
Mouhab Chanehsaz

Editor:
Deena Charara

Original Score:
René Aubry
Lazare Boghossian

Mixing:
Fabien Devillers / Piste Rouge / Bruno Seznec

Executive Producers:
Claude Chelli
Nathalie Leyendecker

Executive Producers Lebanon:
Fantascope Productions

In Association With:
Rhamsa Productions
Cie Cinématographique Européenne
Cedar Films
Piste Rouge
Every Pictures


Cast

Nada Bou Farhat – Zeina
Georges Khabbaz – Tony
Rawya El Chab – Receptionist
Bshara Atallah – Journalist


Synopsis

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.


Festivals and Awards

Venice Film Festival 2007 – EIUC Award
Venice Film Festival 2007 – Young Cinema Award
Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur – Jury Junior Prize
International Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival – Critics Prize and NETPAC Prize
Dubai Film Festival 2007 – Gold Muhr and the Best Actress Award (Nada Bou Farhat)
Luchon International Film and TV Festival – Prix Coup de Coeur, Best Music Award and Audience Award