- 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 of…
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