Compétition internationale
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NOVEMBER 15>23, 2024, Nantes - France

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In the Shadows of the City
(Taif Al-Madina)

by Jean Khalil CHAMOUN


Rami, a twelve-year-old boy is forced to leave his war-torn village in South Lebanon. In Beirut, he finds a job in a café run by a warm-hearted widow.
When the civil war breaks out, Rami’s musician friend is murdered and his best friend Yasmine, is forced to leave the neighbourhood.
Twelve years later, Rami and his father are kidnapped near the frontline dividing Beirut. He escapes and joins the militia where he meets Siham, a woman determined to find her missing husband…

  • Titre français
    L’Ombre de la ville
  • Original title
    Taif Al-Madina
  • Titre international
    In the Shadows of the City
  • Scénario
    Jean CHAMOUN
  • Photo
    Youcef SAHRAOUI
  • Montage
    Hussein YOUNES
  • Son
    Paolo DE JESUS, Thomas PIETRUCCI, Olivier DO HUU
  • Musique
    Omar BASHIR
  • Interprétation
    Majdi MACHMOUCHI, Christine CHOUEIRI, Ammar CHALAK, Ahmad AZZEIN, Nawal KAMEL
  • Production
    Nour Productions
  • Support de projection
    35 mm
  • Sous-titrage

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