JUEVES 23 | CINEMEX INSURGENTES – SALA 5 | 16:00 HR. | 1 HR. 25 MIN.
DOMINGO 26 | CINEMEX CASA DE ARTE-REFORMA – SALA 4 | 22:30 HR. | 1 HR. 25 MIN.
Belgium-France-Lebanon | 2017 | DCP | Color | 85minDirector: Philipe Van Leeuw
Script: Philipe Van Leeuw
Producers: Guillaume Malandrin, Serge Zeitoun
Cinematography: Virginie Surdej
Sound: Paul Heymans, Olivier Mortier
Music: Jean- Luc Fafchamps
Edited: Gladys Joujou
Cast: Hiam Abbas, Diamand Bou Abboud, Juliette Navis, Mohsen Abbas, Moustapha Al Kar, Alissar Kaghadou, Ninar Halabi, Mohammad, Jihad Sleik, Elias Khatter
Production Company: Centre du Cinéma et de l´Audiovisuel de la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles, Altitude 100 Production, Liaison Cinématographique, Minds Meet
|Philipe Van Leeuw
Philippe Van Leeuw was born in Brussels, Belgium in 1954, and currently lives in Paris. He studied at the INSAS film school in Brussels and then moved to Los Angeles to study cinematography at the American Film Institute where his teachers included Sven Nykvist and Conrad Hall. After returning to Europe, he was cinematographer on various documentaries and commercials. His first feature film as a cinematographer was The Life of Jesus by Bruno Dumont in 1997. Since then he has switched to directing fiction with The day God walked away being his debut film as a director. His film INSYRIATED screened in the Berlinale Panorama section, where it won the Audience Award.
Trapped inside her house in a city under siege, a mother of three turns her flat into a safe harbour for her family and neighbours in an attempt to protect them from the war raging on the streets of Damascus
Berlin International Film Festival, Seattle International Film Festival, Taipei Film Festival