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West Beyrouth


Lebanese writer Ziad Dolueiri made his directorial debut with this French-Lebanese-Belgian-Norwegian co-production, an autobiographical drama with Arabic and French dialogue. In 1975, after self-confident Tarek ([[Performer~P239353~Rami Doueiri~ramidoueiri]], the director's brother) witnesses the start of civil war, he and his pal Omar ([[Performer~P239317~Mohamad Chamas~mohamadchamas]]) are picked up by Tarek's mother Hala ([[Performer~P239448~Carmen Lebbos~carmenlebbos]]), a lawyer married to Riad...more