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Swiss director Pierre-Alain Meier has never shied away from tackling uncomfortable material. In his latest film, the producer of Markus Imhoof's stunning documentary Eldorado (2018) takes on his most harrowing subject to date, bringing back stories that were cut during the final edit of Eldorado – the fate of two Syrian refugee families in Lebanon who were on the verge of being resettled to Europe when their lives took an unexpected turn. A gut-wrenching and unforgettable film.

This film contains explicit scenes which may be offensive or disturbing to sensitive viewers.

Screening in the presence of the director

  • World Premiere
  • documentary
  • Liban, Allemagne
  • 2021 | 88 min. | Colour
  • Language : Arabic | English | German |
  • Subtitles : French | German
Cast & Crew
Pierre-Alain Meier
Beatrice Babin
Peter Indergand
Beatrice Babin
Arvo Pärt
Jürg Lempen
Pascal Capitolin
Pierre-Alain Meier, Thelma Film AG
Thelma Film AG
Production Company
Thierry Spicher, Outside the Box
Print Contact
Pierre-Alain Meier
Pierre-Alain Meier

2017 Adieu à l'Afrique (documentary)

2012 Producer: More Than Honey (documentary)
2001 Thelma
1994 La Danse du Singe et du Poisson
1994 Producer: Les Gens de la Rizière
1992 Producer: Hyènes
1989 Producer: Yaaba
1987 Douleur d'Amour (documentary)
1987 Ikaria BP 1447 (documentary)
1978 Surimpression d'Afrique (first documentary)

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