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THE INSULT

by Ziad Doueiri

synopsis

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
film run: 110'
release date: IT 6/12/2017, FR 31/01/2018, ES 16/03/2018, NL 15/02/2018, EE 2/03/2018
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, Sherlock Films S.L.
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