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Official competiton Feature films - JCC 2017
JCC 2017 du 4 au 11 novembre 2017


L’INSULTE (2017)

Ziad Doueiri - Lebanon


In today’s Beirut, an insult blown out of proportions finds Toni and Yasser 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.

Technical details

Genre: Feature film
Duration: 110 minutes
Production year: 2017
Country: Lebanon
Casting: Adel Karam - Kamel El Basha Camille Salameh - Diamand Abou Abboud - Rita Hayek - Talal El Jurdi
Script: Ziad Doueiri - Joelle Touma
DOP: Tommaso Fiorilli
Editing: Dominique Marcombe
Director: Ziad Doueiri
Production company: Ezekiel Films - Tessalit Productions
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Ziad Doueiri, a Beirut-born director, was critically acclaimed for his first feature film «West Beirut» (1988), won numerous awards at film festivals and was submitted as a candidate for the Academy Awards. His drama «The Attack» 2012 faced controversy but was widely praised.