Submarine

Directed by Mounia Akl

2016

Drama

21 min

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Lebanon

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Color

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Arabic

poster

Synopsis

Under the imminent threat of Lebanon’s garbage crisis, Hala, a wild child inside of a woman, is the only one to refuse evacuation, clinging to whatever remains of home.

Achievements

Première at Cannes' Cinefondation. Screened at TIFF.

Relevant Details

Set against the backdrop of Lebanon’s current garbage crisis and sociopolitical context, Submarine examines the fear of having to leave one’s country and home.

Festivals

2016

  • Cannes Film Festival | Cinefondation
  • Toronto International Film Festival | Official Selection

Cast & Crew

  • Cast:Yumna Marwan, Hala Julian Farhat, Elie Adel Chahine
  • Script:Mounia Akl, Clara Roquet
  • Cinematographer:Joe Saade
  • Editor:Mounia Akl, George Sikharulidze
  • Sound design & mix:Rawad Hobeika, Cedric Kayem
  • Music:Paul Tyan
  • Producer:Cyril Aris, Jinane Chaaya

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