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by Abbas Fahdel


From their ’Purple House’ in the South of Lebanon, French-Iraqi director Abbas Fahdel and his Lebanese wife, the painter Nour Ballouk, start exploring a multifaceted country that seems to be on the edge of the abyss. Guided only by their perspective, each of them tries, through their art, to grasp the beauty and hardships of a generous country that struggles to feed its children.

international title: Tales of the Purple House
original title: Hikayat elbeit elorjowani
country: Iraq, Lebanon, France
year: 2022
genre: documentary
directed by: Abbas Fahdel
film run: 184'
screenplay: Abbas Fahdel
cinematography by: Abbas Fahdel
film editing: Abbas Fahdel
producer: Nour Ballouk, Abbas Fahdel
production: Nour Ballouk Co. (IQ)

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