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Zozo (2005)

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A Lebanese boy gets separated from his family during the civil war and ends up in Sweden.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Imad Creidi ...
Zozo
Antoinette Turk ...
Rita
Elias Gergi ...
Zozo's grandfather
Carmen Lebbos ...
Zozo's Mom
Viktor Axelsson ...
Leo
Charbel Iskandar ...
Zozo's father
Yasmine Awad ...
Zozo's grandmother
Jad Stephan ...
Zozo's brother Dani
Tatiana Sarkis ...
Zozo's sister
Elie Stello ...
Amil
Fidel Béchara ...
Riad
Fouad Hojeij ...
Headmaster Lebanon
Abdallah Jabbour ...
French Teacher
Nazem Issa ...
Kaak Salesman
Elias Abdul ...
Bread Salesman (as Elias Abdul Ahad)
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A Lebanese boy gets separated from his family during the civil war and ends up in Sweden.

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There is always hope.

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Drama | War

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2 September 2005 (Sweden)  »

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Зозо  »

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SEK 39,000,000 (estimated)
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It has been reported that, when Zozo was released in Lebanese theaters, much of the audience walked out 20 mins through the film as they could not bare the reality of the bombing scene depicted having lived it just 15 years earlier. See more »

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Devestatingly Therapeutic..
28 April 2006 | by (Abu Dhabi) – See all my reviews

What can i say. Joseph Fares has managed to capture on film the experience of what it meant to be Lebanese and to be in Lebanon during the war. Away from any and all politicization, away from the savagery and brutality the film is able to project the "Human" face of what anyone of us would go through given the circumstances. I left in 1989 as well, but i was one of the fortunate ones and my family remained safe. What Joseph and Zozo (actor) were able to produce together was beyond remarkable. Beauty indeed is found in simplicity, so is power. Carmen Lebbos who plays zozo's mother in this unfolding story is also able to bring the best of her game and i wouldn't be surprised if the film is able to capture more than one home run at the Oscars. Goodluck :) Hint: in Lebanon we call Joseph --> ZoZo :)


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