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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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Josef Fares

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Josef Fares
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Imad Creidi Imad Creidi ... Zozo
Antoinette Turk Antoinette Turk ... Rita
Elias Gergi Elias Gergi ... Zozo's grandfather
Carmen Lebbos Carmen Lebbos ... Zozo's Mom
Viktor Axelsson Viktor Axelsson ... Leo
Charbel Iskandar Charbel Iskandar ... Zozo's father
Yasmine Awad Yasmine Awad ... Zozo's grandmother
Jad Stephan Jad Stephan ... Zozo's brother Dani
Tatiana Sarkis Tatiana Sarkis ... Zozo's sister
Elie Stello Elie Stello ... Amil
Fidel Béchara Fidel Béchara ... Riad
Fouad Hojeij Fouad Hojeij ... Headmaster Lebanon
Abdallah Jabbour Abdallah Jabbour ... French Teacher
Nazem Issa Nazem Issa ... Kaak Salesman
Elias Abdul 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 | Family | War

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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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Zozo is a great movie
25 April 2006 | by mirta19See all my reviews

Went to the movies not knowing what to expect, and came out of the theater in complete silence, red eyes and in deep thought... As a Lebanese, I could relate almost 90% to this film. It is about the life of a young Lebanese boy during the time of war and having to immigrates to Sweden.

It was very well casted and produced. Also, there were many hilarious jokes in it. The grandfather plays a great role and Zozo the character is also amazing.If you have the chance, definitely go see it. It is worth your time, just be prepared for some tears to role down your face... Well done!


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Language:

Arabic | Swedish

Release Date:

2 September 2005 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Ζοζό See more »

Filming Locations:

Beirut, Lebanon See more »

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Budget:

SEK39,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$99,326
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2.35 : 1
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