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Chronic (A Shafir)

Directed by Mohamed Sabbah

  • Lebanon, Germany 2017; 89 min
  • Original version: Arabic
  • Genre: Drama

  • From the director of EMBODIED CHORUS presented at CineGouna SpringBoard


Beirut is a city where any person can experience loss at any moment . Walid lost his hope for love. May couldn't say goodbye to her lover. He died in the sea. Antoine was about to lose his own life. Omar a photographer lost his male lover in an explosion. He casts the three and invites them to his studio, and together they express stories of sex, love and trauma in the city of Beirut. Visitor after visitor, chapter after chapter, Omar loses control and provoks danger.



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