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L'insulte (2017)

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In today's Beirut, an insult blown out of proportions finds Toni, a Lebanese Christian, and Yasser, a Palestinian refugee, in court. From secret wounds to traumatic revelations, the media ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Adel Karam ...
Tony Hanna
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Camille Salameh ...
Wajdi Wehbe
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Nadine Wehbe
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Shirine Hanna
Talal Jurdi ...
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Manal Salameh
Julia Kassar ...
Judge Colette Mansour
Rifaat Torbey ...
Samir Geagea
Carlos Chahine ...
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Georges Daoud ...
Georges Hanna
Elie Njeim ...
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In today's Beirut, an insult blown out of proportions finds Toni, a Lebanese Christian, and Yasser, a Palestinian refugee, in court. From secret wounds to traumatic revelations, the media circus surrounding the case puts Lebanon through a social explosion, forcing Toni and Yasser to reconsider their lives and prejudices.

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Rated R for language and some violent images | See all certifications »
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14 September 2017 (Lebanon)  »

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El insulto  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)

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$41,420, 18 January 2018
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A must-see
11 December 2017 | by See all my reviews

A superbly constructed and written, excellently directed and wonderfully acted film. It is specifically about Lebanon, but the kind of conflict it depicts, and the attitudes taken up by the antagonists, could and do flare up anywhere. The film is even-handed in depicting the factions. Everyone has their reasons, their justifications, their excuses. The full gamut of society, from President to car mechanic, is involved, implicated, complicated. Certainly one of the best movies I've seen this year.


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