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by Ziad Doueiri


In today’s Beirut, an insult blown out of proportions finds Toni, a Lebanese Christian, and Yasser, a Palestinian refugee, in court. From secret wounds to traumatic revelations, the media circus surrounding the case puts Lebanon through a social explosion, forcing Toni and Yasser to reconsider their lives and prejudices.

international title: The Insult
original title: L'Insulte
country: Lebanon, France, Belgium, United States
sales agent: Indie Sales
year: 2017
genre: fiction
directed by: Ziad Doueiri
screenplay: Ziad Doueiri, Joelle Touma
cast: Adel Karam, Christine Choueiri, Kamel El Basha, Rita Hayek, Elie Njem, Tatal El Jurdi, Camille Salameh, Diamand Bou Abboud, Georges Daou
cinematography by: Tommaso Fiorilli
film editing: Dominique Marcombe
music: Éric Neveux
producer: Rachid Bouchareb, Jean Bréhat, Julie Gayet, Antoun Sehnaoui, Nadia Turincev
line producer: Lara Chekerdjian, Abla Khoury
production: Tessalit Productions, Rouge International, Scope Pictures, Ezekiel Film Limited (LB), Cohen Media Group (US), Douri Films (LB)
backing: CNC
distributor: Diaphana Distribution, Lucky Red

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Venice 2017Competition, Volpi Cup for Best Actor (Kamel El Basha)
Toronto 2017Contemporary World Cinema

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