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The insult

The insult

Drama | Arabic

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Cast & Crew

Director

Ziad Doueiri

Producers

Jean Bréhat, Rachid Bouchareb, Julie Gayet, Nadia Turincev

Cast

Adel Karam, Rita Hayek, Kamel El Basha


Synopsis

While renovating the facade of a building in Beirut, Toni, a Lebanese Christian, and Yasser, a Palestinian refugee, clash over a silly plumbing issue. A shouting argument ensues and Yasser ends up insulting Toni.
Hurt in his dignity, Toni decides to file a complaint. They are rapidly stuck in an infernal spiral. A long and highly publicised trial opens where Palestinians and Lebanese Christians settle their score.

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Année d'achèvement

2017


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