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36e 18 - 27.03.2022

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In 1957, Lebanon entered the competition at Cannes for the very first time with this film, an unforgettably harrowing family saga that became the touchstone of Georges Nasser’s too short career. After her husband leaves her, a young woman raises her children alone, living in poverty in a mountain village. After twenty years, an unrecognisable, shabbily dressed old man returns from Brazil...
  • Fiction
  • Lebanon
  • 1957 | 81 min. | Black and white
  • Language : Arabic
  • Subtitles : Français
Cast & Crew
Youssef Habchi Achkar
Halim Fares
Rodrigue Dahdah
Toufic Succar
Henri Massebeuf
Raouf Rawi
Shakib Khouri
Laura Azar
Mounir Nader
Nazha Younes
Production Company
, Lebanon Pictures
Print Contact
Abbout Productions
Badih Massaad
Georges Nasser
Lebanon, 1927
Film student at UCLA, California
The Small Stranger (selected at Festival de Cannes)
A Man is Needed
Lebanese Civil War: Nasser stops his career and later becomes teacher at the Lebanese Academy of Fine Arts (ALBA)

Conception: By the way studio - Développement: Agence MiNT

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