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Stray Bullet (2010)

Rsasa taycheh (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama | November 2010 (Lebanon)
Noha is about to get married. Her family is relieved to see her take advantage of this last chance before officially becoming a spinster just like her sister. Everything seems to be going ... See full summary »

Director:

Georges Hachem
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Credited cast:
Badih Bouchakra Badih Bouchakra
Takla Chamoun
Nadine Labaki ... Noha
Haddad Pauline Haddad Pauline
Rodrigue Sleiman Rodrigue Sleiman
Hind Taher Hind Taher
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Noha is about to get married. Her family is relieved to see her take advantage of this last chance before officially becoming a spinster just like her sister. Everything seems to be going well. However, on this special Sunday of August 1976 in Lebanon, on the same evening her elder brother is organizing a dinner in her honor 15 days prior to the wedding, Noha changes her mind. Written by Abbout Productions

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Country:

Lebanon

Language:

Arabic

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November 2010 (Lebanon) See more »

Also Known As:

Stray Bullet See more »

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Abbout Productions See more »
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Noah, a young woman living in Beirut, is getting married in 15 days. It is the end of summer 1976 in the midst of a civil war where everything is doomed to change.
25 November 2016 | by pomegranmmSee all my reviews

"Noah, a young woman living in Beirut, is getting married in 15 days. It is the end of summer 1976 in the midst of a civil war where everything is doomed to change."

Stray Bullet is a poetical film in my opinion. One that won first prize at the Dubai International Film Festival. It is a film that dwells on social issues and critiques a status quo with finesse. It is a film that tackles subjects such as the marital institution, autonomy within the context of a civil war. A war which does not take centre stage and yet affects every part of the narration through its lingering shadows. Skewed camera angles and an intricate sound design in addition to the 16mm grain, create a sense of disorientation and anxiety and make us feel as though we are experiencing the character herself.


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