- Canada / France
- 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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Reviews & features
Incendies23 May 2011
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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