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June 22, 2024 @ 06:54

In the fifties, a young girl leaves her native Swiss mountains for the sunny vibrant shores of Beirut in this tale of love and war.

On leaving her native Swiss mountains for Beirut Alice falls madly in love with Joseph, a quirky astrophysicist intent on sending the first Lebanese national into space. Alice quickly fits in among his relatives, but after years of bliss, the civil war threatens their Garden of Eden.

"Charming artistic tale of love and war in Lebanon … " - The Wee Review
Director: Chloé Mazlo | 2020 | 92 mins | France
Cast: Alba Rohrwacher, Wajdi Mouawad, Isabelle Zighondi
Awards: Nominated for Best First Film at the 2022 Lumiere Awards.
Screened with English subtitles
Classification: N/C 12


June 22, 2024
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