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Incendies

Incendies
  • 2010
  • Canada/France
  • 15
  • Directed by: Denis Villeneuve
  • Cast: Lubna Azabal, Mélissa Désormeaux-Poulin, Maxim Gaudette, Rémy Girard, Allen Altman
  • Language: French, Arabic

Set in the Middle East and dramatising an endless cycle of violence and retribution, this slow-burning detective story dispenses with large chunks of dialogue from the very talky play and replaces them with a series of striking and very cinematic images.

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Incendies

23 May 20114 stars

Franco-Canadian drama is a deserving award-winner

(15) 130min This commendable and impressive Franco-Canadian drama arrives fresh from scooping of seven Genies (Canada’s Oscars). Set in the Middle East and dramatising an endless cycle of violence and retribution, it’s an unashamedly didactic piece…

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