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SHORTS IN COMPETITION: NARRATIVE

THE NORTH ROAD

Directed by Carlos Chahine
SHORT NARRATIVE 25 Minutes North American Premiere
FILM GUIDE THE NORTH ROAD
Now in his mid-40s, Karim has lived in France since his early teenage years. Now, for the first time in many years, he's returning to Lebanon to transfer the remains of his father, who died during the war, from Beirut to his home village.
Drama
About the Director(s)
Carlos Chahine (b. 1959, Lebanon) emigrated to France at the beginning of the Lebanese war in 1975. He earned a diploma in dentistry before studying theater in Strasbourg. Since the '90s, he has worked exclusively as an actor. The North Road is his directorial debut.
Special Note

Note: This film will screen as part of the Shorts: Wake-up Call program.


Film Info
  • Section:
    Shorts in Competition: Narrative
  • Year:
    2008
  • Length:
    25 minutes
  • Language:
    Arabic, French
  • Country:
  • Premiere:
    North American
Cast & Credits
  • Primary Cast:
    Carlos Chahine, Camille Figuéréo, Matthieu Marie, Fadi Abi Samra, Rami Kodeih
  • Director:
    Carlos Chahine
  • Screenwriter:
    Carlos Chahine
  • Producer:
    Samuel Chauvin
  • Director of Photography:
    Jacques Bouquin
  • Editor:
    Gladys Joujou
  • Sound:
    Chadi Roukoz
  • Composer:
    Cynthia Zaven

Contacts
  • Print Source
    Samuel Chauvin
    13 Production
    140 Rue de Rivoli Paris, 75001
    Phone: +33 1 40 26 06 97
    sam@13production.com
  • Director's Agent
    Carlos Chahine
    85 rue Julien Lacroix Paris, 75020
    Phone: +33 1 44 62 97 50
    carl.c@free.fr
  • Print Source
    Samuel Chauvin
    13 Production
    140 Rue de Rivoli Paris, 75001
    Phone: +33 1 40 26 06 97
    sam@13production.com
  • Director's Agent
    Carlos Chahine
    85 rue Julien Lacroix Paris, 75020
    Phone: +33 1 44 62 97 50
    carl.c@free.fr

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