The Swing

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The Swing

Directed by Cyril Aris

  • Lebanon 2018; 74 min
  • Original version: Arabic, French, Italian
  • Genre: Documentary
    • Bronze Star - El Gouna FF


On the eve of his 90th birthday, life hangs by a thread for Antoine as he anticipates the visit of his daughter gone on a journey to South America, while his wife for 65 years, Viviane, also suffering from the aches of old age, endures an excruciating double sentencing: dealing with her daughter’s tragic death, and, concealing this unbearable truth from her husband - truth that would inevitably end the last beats of his fragile heart.