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Je veux voir

I Want to See

by Joana Hadjithomas & Khalil Joreige



Je veux voir

Director: Joana Hadjithomas & Khalil Joreige

Script: Joana Hadjithomas, Khalil Joreige

Cinematographer: Julien Hirsch

Editing: Enrica Gattolini

Sound: Guillaume Le Braz, Sylvain Malbran, Emmanuel Croset

Music: Scrambled Eggs, Jospeh Ghosn

Cast: Catherine Deneuve, Rabih Mroué

Production: Mille et une Productionq, Abbout Productions, Twenty Twenty Vision

40 rue Paradis
75 010 Paris
Tel: 0033
Fax: 0033

Year: 2008

35 mm, Colour, 75 min, 
OV Arabic & French with French Subtitles

Un Certain Regard - Cannes Film Festival 2008

“July 2006. A war starts in Lebanon. It is a new war, not another one, a war breaking hope for peace and stopping the momentum of our generation, of the people in their thirties. We do not know what to write, what stories to tell, what images to show. We wonder: 'what can cinema do?" This is the question we decide to really ask, with the help of an 'icon', an actress who for us is an emblem of cinema: Catherine Deneuve. She will come to Beirut and meet our favourite actor: Rahib Mroué. Together, they will travel through the places affected by the conflict. Through their presence, their encounter, we hope to find the beauty our eyes cannot see anymore. An unforeseen, unexpected adventure begins...”


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