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Costa Brava, Lebanon

  • 106 min
  • Lebanon, France, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Qatar
  • New Directors
  • 5 Screenings
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We’re in Lebanon in the near future, and Beirut is facing major litter and garbage problems causing a family to move away from the polluted city in favour of a better life in a summer house in the mountains. It does not take long before this idyll is shattered. The youngest daughter discovers some strangers at their house, and it turns out that the local authorities are about to set up a landfill there.

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While clearly a political film about the struggle of the individual versus authority, Costa Brava, Lebanon is essentially a family portrait. The various family members handle the complex situation in different ways with the intensifying conflict also affecting the relationships within the family.

Costa Brava, Lebanon is a captivating feature film debut by Mounia Akl, who manages to spice it all up with surprising elements of magical realism.

Screenings

Monday 07. march 15.30 15.30 Prinsen 5
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Wednesday 09. march 19.00 19.00 Prinsen 8
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Friday 11. march 17.30 17.30 Prinsen 7
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Saturday 12. march 10.00 10.00 Prinsen 2
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Sunday 13. march 10.00 10.00 Kongesalen
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Information

Original title Costa Brava, Lebanon
Director Mounia Akl
Year 2021
Length 106 min
Land Lebanon, France, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Qatar
Language Arabic
Subtitles English
Cast Nadine Labaki, Saleh Bakri, Yumna Marwan