Terra incognita

Terra incognita

Ghassan SALHAB - Lebanon


Beirut today. Soraya, a tourist guide, travels through Lebanon in the footsteps of ancient civilizations, sometimes mixed with those of the recent war. Some nights, she gives herself up to lovers passing by. Characters who find themselves trapped in the present, not daring to look back too much, let alone project themselves into the future...

Film details

Gender : Fiction
Duration : 120 min
Year of production : 2002
Country : Lebanon
Screenwriter : Ghassan Salhab
Cinematography : Jacques Bouquin
Editor : Gladys Joujou
Director : Ghassan SALHAB
Production company : Agat Films & Cie GH Films Arte France Ad Vitam

Ghassan SALHAB

Ghassan collaborates in scriptwriting. He has directed six feature films, selected at various international festivals, as well as several essays, short films and videos. Terra incognita, selected for Un Certain Regard in 2002. In 2014, CFF paid tribute to him.