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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
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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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Storyline

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)  »

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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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Well Done > Sabah's Role > Thank You
22 March 2006 | by (United Arab Emirates) – See all my reviews

Very good job done! This movie is the first Lebanese movie that i see in the cinema; and to tell you the truth, it gave me the courage to produce a Lebanese movie in the future, why not? My Indian friend liked the movie too. He was reacting with every single part of it. One thing: Sabah's appearance was too short. I respect our beloved singer and i, like everybody, acknowledge her efforts to rise up with our traditional songs; but i felt her role was unnecessary ( too short). It could have been replaced by a huge screen playing one of her clips and dancers are performing in the front.At the end,I want to thank all the crew for their efforts!


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