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Mesa apo tis floges

- The search began at the opening of their mother's will.
Mesa apo tis floges
Mesa apo tis floges Rating: 81 out of 100 based on 12 reviews.
Cast
Maxim Gaudette

Simon Marwan
Lubna Azabal

Nawal Marwan
Mustafa Kamel

Barbier de la Milice / Officer Milice Chrétienne
Hussein Sami

Nihad (5ans)
Rémy Girard

Notaire Jean Lebel
Dominique Briand

Professor Niv Cohen
Frédéric Paquet

Médecin a l'urgence
Ahmad Massad

Bassem Marwan
Bader Alami

Nicolas Marwan
Majida Hussein

Grand-mére de Nawal
Asriah Nijres

Sage-Femme
John Dunn-Hill

Professeur Saïd Haidar
Nadia Essadiqi

Secrétaire Université
Production
Director:Denis Villeneuve
Producer:Luc Déry (producer)
Anthony Doncque (co-producer)
Phoebe Greenberg (associate producer)
Penny Mancuso (associate producer)
Kim McCraw (producer)
Miléna Poylo (co-producer)
Gilles Sacuto (co-producer)
Ziad Touma (associate producer)
Stephen Traynor (line producer)
Sylvie Trudelle (line producer)
Writer:Valérie Beaugrand-Champagne (script consultant)
Wajdi Mouawad (play)
Denis Villeneuve (written by)
Reviews for Mesa apo tis floges
iHaveNet.com
This requires a trip to the homeland of their mother, Nawal. Her early life was never much discussed. "Incendies" gradually illustrates the reasons, weaving an intricate web of flashbacks, revealing more and more about Nawal's early pregnancy...
Boxoffice Magazine
In the French-Canadian Incendies, a family's secrets are tied up in the tragedies of a war-ravaged Middle Eastern country.
Read review9 Feb 2011
The Austin Chronicle
A powerful and eloquent anti-war drama, this French-Canadian film unites the personal with the political in a stunning manner.
Read review3 Jun 2011
Slant Magazine
Incendies makes the political personal. Or, rather, makes the bloody generalities inherent in any religio-ethnic conflict personal, since director Denis Villeneuve is less interested in historical specificity than in outlining the series of atrocities...
Read review23 Mar 2011
Miami Herald
Denis Villeneuve’s searing, Oscar-nominated Incendies opens with a mysterious, beguiling scene: In a desert shack in the Middle East turbaned soldiers shave the heads of impossibly young children, as if preparing them for military service.
Read review31 May 2011
Reviews for Mesa apo tis floges
iHaveNet.com
This requires a trip to the homeland of their mother, Nawal. Her early life was never much discussed. "Incendies" gradually illustrates the reasons, weaving an intricate web of flashbacks, revealing more and more about Nawal's early pregnancy...
Boxoffice Magazine
In the French-Canadian Incendies, a family's secrets are tied up in the tragedies of a war-ravaged Middle Eastern country.
Read review9 Feb 2011
The Austin Chronicle
A powerful and eloquent anti-war drama, this French-Canadian film unites the personal with the political in a stunning manner.
Read review3 Jun 2011
Slant Magazine
Incendies makes the political personal. Or, rather, makes the bloody generalities inherent in any religio-ethnic conflict personal, since director Denis Villeneuve is less interested in historical specificity than in outlining the series of atrocities...
Read review23 Mar 2011
Miami Herald
Denis Villeneuve’s searing, Oscar-nominated Incendies opens with a mysterious, beguiling scene: In a desert shack in the Middle East turbaned soldiers shave the heads of impossibly young children, as if preparing them for military service.
Read review31 May 2011
Rolling Stone
A will is read. after her death, Montreal secretary Nawal Marwan (Lubna Azabal) has requested that her adult children — twins Jeanne (Mélissa Désormeaux-Poulin)
Read review21 Apr 2011
azcentral.com
When they are called in to hear the reading of their mother's will, twins Jeanne and Simon are emotionless, almost bored with the proceedings.
Read review12 May 2011
MovieXclusive.com
There are films which you throw out of your mind the moment you step out of the cinema. Then there are films which stay with you long after the end credits roll – especially if the ending is poignantly unforgettable. This is what this Quebec film...
Empire Australasia
Nominated at this year’s Oscars for Best Foreign Film, it’s difficult to overstate just how powerful a piece of filmmaking Incendies is. Yet, given that one of its most potent weapons is subtlety,
TotalFilm.com
A striking adaptation of Wajdi Mouawad’s stage play, this intimate epic interweaves the personal, the political and the mythical to gripping effect.
Read review13 Jun 2011
Cinema Autopsy
Incendies very successfully explores the residual effect of past trauma on contemporary lives. As one character comments, ‘Death is never the end of the story. It leaves traces.’
Read review28 Apr 2011
Empire
In opening out Wajdi Mouawad's acclaimed stage play, Denis Villeneuve takes the melodramatic curse off a story whose contrivances acquire more sickening power with each new revelation,
Cast
Mélissa Désormeaux-Poulin...Jeanne Marwan
Maxim Gaudette...Simon Marwan
Lubna Azabal...Nawal Marwan
Mustafa Kamel...Barbier de la Milice / Officer Milice Chrétienne
Hussein Sami...Nihad (5ans)
Rémy Girard...Notaire Jean Lebel
Dominique Briand...Professor Niv Cohen
Frédéric Paquet...Médecin a l'urgence
Hamed Najem...Wahab
Ahmad Massad...Bassem Marwan
Bader Alami...Nicolas Marwan
Majida Hussein...Grand-mére de Nawal
Asriah Nijres...Sage-Femme
John Dunn-Hill...Professeur Saïd Haidar
Nadia Essadiqi...Secrétaire Université
Abdelghafour Elaaziz...Abou Tarek
Allen Altman...Notaire Maddad
Mohamed Majd...Chamseddine
Baya Belal...Maika
Nabil Sawalha...Fahim
Karim Babin...Homme de Chamseddine #1
Yousef Shweihat...Guide de Deressa
Axel Garbi...Universitaire #1
Amine Benzenine...Universitaire #2
Joyce Raie...Étudiante Journaliste
Celine Soulier...Journaliste Française
Sumaya Al-Attia...Rafqa
Mohammad Rasheed Ajlouni...Étudiant à Bout de Souffle
Nabil Koni...Oncle Charbel
Laila Qutub...Jeune Cousine de Nawal
Rand Faris...Autre Cousine de Nawal
Hayef Majeed Mubarak...Voisin
Sulwan Daoud...Soldat Checkpoint #1
Nafeh Niam...Soldat Checkpoint #2
Widad Shafago...Demme à l'orphelinat
Baker Kabbani...Vieux Berger
Jackie Sawiris...Mére
Noura Waleed...Fillette
Kamal Fanni...Milicien #1
Abdallah Hweidi...Milicien #2
Firas Fanni...Milicien #3
Ramzi Fanni...Milicien #4
Fadel Abdel Latif...Épicier
Ali Hussein...Ahmed
Zeinab Mohammad...Jeunne Fille à la Porte
Rehab Hazim...Fillette
Baraka Rahmani...Samia
Yada Mahmoud...Femme #1
Hadeel Hisham...Femme #2
Hind Kamel...Femme #3
Rasmeyeh Leftey...Souha
Lara Atalla...Femme en Colére #1
Sajida Hussein...Femme en Colére #2
Raya Qaraein...Femme en Colére #3
Ahmad Srour...Homme Masqué
Ali Elayan...Chef de la Milice Chrétienne
Anton Atalla...Assistant Chef de la Milice
Karim Shiyab...Invité #1
Kamal Al Muhaisen...Invité #2
Marwan Dudin...Wajdi
Maria Mohammad...Épiuse du Chief de la Milice
Zalfa Chelhot...Nouchine
Michael Zananiri...Milicien #5
Shadi Bishara Jou'aneh...Milicien #6
Robert Auclair...Barbierde la Prison
Belkacem Lahbairi...Guide de la Prison
Camille Rizkallah...Gardien de la Prison #1
Abdelghani Ben Rafalia...Gardien de la Prison #2
Georges Khayat...Gardien à la Riviére
Christine Aubin Khalifah...Infirmiére sons Palliatifs
Mohammad Sami...Enfant décombres #1
Sam Jamal...Enfant décombres #2
Jihad Hazem...Enfant décombres #3
Yousef Soufan...Nihad (15 ans)
Jabar Risheq...Hamid
Adel Ladikani...Homme de Chamseddine #2
Mher Karakashian...Assistant de Chamseddine
Aladeen Tawfeek...Ami de Nihad
Chaouki Charbel...Professeur Université
Raja'a Hikma...Tante de Nawal
Basel Karim Hazem...Conducteur Autobus
Ram Qabil...Jeune Homme Décombres
Production
Director:Denis Villeneuve
Producer:Luc Déry (producer)
Anthony Doncque (co-producer)
Phoebe Greenberg (associate producer)
Penny Mancuso (associate producer)
Kim McCraw (producer)
Miléna Poylo (co-producer)
Gilles Sacuto (co-producer)
Ziad Touma (associate producer)
Stephen Traynor (line producer)
Sylvie Trudelle (line producer)
Writer:Valérie Beaugrand-Champagne (script consultant)
Wajdi Mouawad (play)
Denis Villeneuve (written by)
Composer:Grégoire Hetzel
Cinematographer:André Turpin
Editing:Monique Dartonne
Casting:Constance Demontoy
Christelle Dufour
Production Design:André-Line Beauparlant
Set Decorator:Rana Abboot
Marie-Soleil Dénommé
Amin Charif El Masri
Philippe Lord
Costume Design:Sophie Lefebvre
Makeup:André Duval (key hair stylist)
Nathalie Garon (hair stylist)
Production Management:Andrew Cullen (production manager)
Philippe Montel (unit manager)
Fuad Khalil (production manager)
Companies
Production Studio:micro_scope
TS Productions
Phi Group
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