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A mother's last wishes send twins Jeanne and Simon on a journey to the Middle East in search of their tangled roots. Adapted from Wajdi Mouawad's acclaimed play, Incendies tells the powerful and moving tale of two young adults' voyage to the core of deep-rooted hatred, never-ending wars and enduring love. Written by
This film won the Best Feature Film awarded by the jury at the 2011 Adelaide Film Festival. Director Denis Villeneuve responded by saying that "As a poetic sign of gratitude to [the] Adelaide Film Festival, I'll give the name of 'Adelaide' to one of my main characters in my next film. So thank you one thousand times to [the] Adelaide Film Festival!" See more »
Scenes set in Lebanon give away their real location by the cars with Jordanian number plates. See more »
Notary Jean Lebel:
[after making a promise]
To a notary, Mr. Marwan, a promise is a sacred thing.
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'Mr. Leonard Cohen I need your help, please call me." - Denis Villeneuve See more »
Poignant and remarkable, Villeneuve performs a tour de force.
Inspired from Wajdi Mouhad's play, Incendies is a movie without boundaries. French director Denis Villeneuve has manage to put every piece at the right place, in the right moment. I haven't seen Mouhad's play but i can surely say that the director excelled in a mesmerizing way. What i don't really get is media being excited because it's Mouhad's creation; he sure created it at the first place but Villeneuve's brilliant direction and point of view has made the piece more striking. Belgian actress Lubna Azabal is the breakthrough of the year, she stand out in a staggering way by carrying the movie literally on her shoulders. Supporting cast, Melissa Poulain and Maxime Gaudette are both refined actor's. On the whole, Incendies will leave you breathless all shaken up
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