Under the Bombs

Under the Bombs
  • 2007
  • Israel
  • 1h 38min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Philippe Aractingi
  • Cast: Georges Khabbaz, Nada Abou Farhat, Rawya El Chab
  • Website: www.underthebombs.com

Filmed during Israel's 33-day bombardment of Lebanon in 2006, this heartfelt road movie follows wealthy Shi'ite woman Zeina (Farhat) and Christian taxi driver Tony (Georges Khabbaz), as they travel from Beirut to the devastated south. Aractingi steers clear of political sermonising and instead concentrates on showing the impact of war upon a society's infrastructure and its civilian population.

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Under the Bombs

8 May 20083 stars

DRAMA/ROMANCE (15) 98min This heartfelt road movie from Lebanese writer-director Philippe Aractingi was filmed during Israel’s 33-day bombardment of Lebanon in the summer of 2006. It follows a wealthy Shiite woman Zeina (Nada Abou Farhat) and a…

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