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by Philippe Aractingi


Zeina lives in Dubai. In the midst of a divorce, she sends her son Karim to stay with her sister in Kherbet Selem, a small village, South of Lebanon, to spare him from his parents’ fighting. A few days later war breaks out in Lebanon. Desperately worried, Zeina immediately heads to Lebanon via Turkey. Because of the blockade she doesn’t reach the port of Beirut until the day of the ceasefire. There she meets Tony, the only taxi-driver who agrees to take her to the South...

international title: Under the Bombs
original title: Sous les bombes
country: France, United Kingdom, Lebanon
sales agent: Memento Films International
year: 2007
genre: fiction
directed by: Philippe Aractingi
release date: IT 02/05/2008, FR 14/05/2008
screenplay: Philippe Aractingi, Michel Léviant
cast: Nada Abou Farhat, Georges Khabbaz, Rawya El Chab, Bshara Atallah
cinematography by: Nidal Abdel Khalek
film editing: Deena Charara
music: René Aubry
producer: Hervé Chabalier, Francois Cohen-Séat, Paul Raphael, Philippe Aractingi
production: Capa Cinéma, Starfield Productions, Art’Mell, Fantascope Production, Rhamsa Productions, ARTE France
distributor: Fandango Distribuzione, Art'mell (FR)

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