Skies of Lebanon
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    Skies of Lebanon

    Sous le ciel d'Alice

    Directed by

    France

    2020

    90 min

    • French
    • Arabic
    • Italian

    Drama

    In the fifties, young Alice leaves her natal Swiss mountains for the sunny and vibrant shores of Beirut. She falls madly in love with Joseph, a quirky astrophysicist intent on sending the first Lebanese national into space. Alice quickly fits in among his relatives, but after years of bliss, the civil war threatens their Garden of Eden.

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    Cast
    Alba Rohrwacher
    Wajdi Mouawad
    Isabelle Zighondi
    Odette Makhlouf Mouarkech
    Mariah Tannoury
    Jade Breidi
    Darina Al Joundi
    Hany Tamba
    John Chelhot
    Ziad Jallad
    Screenplay
    Yacine Badday
    Chloé Mazlo
    Cinematography
    Hélène Louvart
    Editing
    Clémence Carré
    Music
    Bachar Khalifé
    Sales
    CHARADES
    Production
    MOBY DICK FILMS

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    Chloé Mazlo

    Chloé Mazlo

    Chloé Mazlo is a French-Lebanese filmmaker, based in Paris. After studying graphic design at the Arts Décoratifs school in Strasbourg, she specialised in animated film directing, at the intersection of several film techniques. Her short films have been selected in various festivals in France and abroad, broadcasted on television (France 2, Canal +) and won several awards. LES PETITS CAILLOUX (2014) won the Best Animated Short Film award at the César. SKIES OF LEBANON (2020), starring Alba Rohrwacher and Wajdi Mouawad, is her first feature.