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Mahbas (Solitaire)
Therese is the wife of a mayor of a small village in Lebanon. The highly anticipated visit of the family of her daughter’s suitor causes much excitement in her life. Therese’s brother, who was killed by a Syrian explosion 20 years ago, still features heavily in the family’s home and looms large through photographs all around the house. Unable to contain her joy, Therese even shares her happiness with her deceased brother – through his photographs – until she discovers that her long-awaited guests are from Syria…
2016 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / Colour / 92 mins
Genre: Comedy, Drama and Romance
Programme: Arabian Nights
Premiere: World Premiere
Rating: 12+
Contains: Adult References and Coarse Language
Director: Sophie Boutros
Producer: Nadia Eliewat
Scriptwriter: Nadia Eliewat, Sophie Boutros
DOP: Rachel Aoun
Editor: Fadi G. Haddad
Composer: Ziad Boutros
Cast: Julia Kassar, Ali El Khalil, Bassam Koussa, Nadine Khoury, Betty Taoutel, Jaber Jokhadar, Serena Chami, Said Serhan
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