• Director

    Mounia Akl

  • Producers

    Myriam Sassine, Georges Schoucair

  • Screenwriters

    Mounia Akl, Clara Roquet

  • With

    Nadine Labaki, Saleh Bakri, Nadia Charbel

  • Lebanon 2021. 106min

  • Sales

    MK2 films

  • Language

    Arabic

    With English subtitles

In a Lebanon of the near future where the refuse crisis has made Beirut uninhabitable, the Badri family have created a sustainable idyll in the calm beauty of the mountains. But the government too sees the value of their verdant land and starts building a landfill on their doorstep. With the arrival of construction workers, rifts surface between Soraya (Nadine Labaki) and Walid (Saleh Bakri). And it doesn’t help that Walid’s mother Zeina welcomes the outside world with gusto. Meanwhile, having grown up wild, free and so close together, young Rim cannot grasp the changes afoot in her older sister Tala who is newly aware of her burgeoning sexuality. Emotions become explosive, but there is hope and even a hint of magic in the air.

Elhum Shakerifar

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