Sleepless Nights | TIFF

Sleepless Nights

Layali bala noom (Lebanon,Quatar, Uae, Palestine, France)

Directed by:
Eliane Raheb
Duration:
12h:00m
TIFF edition:
2016
Category:
Synopsis:

Through the stories of Assaad Shaftari, a former intelligence officer in a right wing militia, responsible for many casualties in the civil War of Lebanon, and Maryam Saiidi, the mother of Maher, a missing young communist fighter who disappeared in 1982, the film digs in the war wounds and asks if redemption and forgiveness are possible.

Festivals:
San Sebastian 2012, Dubai 2012, Karlovy Vary 2013, Sao Paolo 2013
 
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