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Bosta (2005)

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Fifteen years after a traumatic explosion in his native Beirut, Kamal Maf'ouss returns from France, where he was nationalized and become a composer-choreographer. He reassembles youth ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Rodney El Haddad ...
Kamal Maf'ouss
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Alia
Nada Abou Farhat ...
Vola
Liliane Nemri ...
Arzeh
Omar Rajeh ...
Omar
Mounir Malaeb ...
Toufic
Bshara Atallah ...
Khalil
Raya Meddine ...
Isabelle
Joelle Rizk ...
Katia
Mahfouz Barakat ...
William Maswani
Mahmoud Mabsout ...
Mr. Naim
Bader Haddad ...
Alia's Mother
Youssef Emalhoub ...
Alia's Father
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Khaled Abdallah
Rouwelda Attieh
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Fifteen years after a traumatic explosion in his native Beirut, Kamal Maf'ouss returns from France, where he was nationalized and become a composer-choreographer. He reassembles youth friends from his late pa's multicultural school. They pimp a decommissioned school bus to tour the country in preparation of Lebanon's annual festival of the choral dance-song genre Debka. Opinions clash on their modern, cosmopolitan version of a traditional genre, even among their friends and family, while other personal problems complicate matters further. Written by KGF Vissers

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15 March 2006 (United Arab Emirates)  »

Also Known As:

Bosta l'autobus  »

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$800,000 (estimated)
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Writer/director Philippe Aractingi appears in the movie as one of the judges in the dance contest. See more »

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Referenced in Smagsdommerne: Episode #8.3 (2008) See more »

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an amazing movie
29 April 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Seriously, this is an amazing film. it should be nominated for the foreign film Oscar. I just absolutely loved every minute of it, it shares an amazing message while displaying the culture of Lebanon in a beautiful way. Everyone should see it more than once. Lebanon is in serious need of movie such as this one every Lebanese should see it for a cultural renewal and every non Lebanese should see it to be able to truly appreciate Lebanese life and culture. This move is awesome, the actors are perfect, and the story really makes sense to everyone. Watch it especially for the dance scenes, though, because they are superbly choreographed. The color and style and movement will make you want to learn some Dabkeh yourself.


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