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Submarine (2016)

Under the imminent threat of Lebanon's garbage crisis, Hala, a wild child inside of a woman, is the only one to refuse evacuation, clinging to whatever remains of home.


Mounia Akl


Mounia Akl, Clara Roquet (co-writer)
4 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »


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Daad Aasli Daad Aasli ... Sister Grace
Gladys Abou Sleiman Gladys Abou Sleiman ... Yvonne
Adel Chahine Adel Chahine ... Zizo
Rached el Mas Rached el Mas ... Intelligentsia Member
Julian Farhat Julian Farhat ... Elie
Fouad Haidar Fouad Haidar ... Intelligentsia Member
Khalil Kamar Khalil Kamar ... Intelligentsia Member
Angelique Kazan Angelique Kazan ... Emilie
Marc Kreich Marc Kreich ... Intelligentsia Member
Yumna Marwan ... Hala


Lebanon, 2017. The garbage crisis has not been solved, the health threats are now bigger than ever and more acid rain is coming. Everyone in town, disillusioned and fed up with it, has decided that this situation cannot go on anymore, and plan to leave, forever. Hala, however, hardened wild child in the body of a young woman, who has been hiding in her nest for a long time, refuses to follow the movement, clinging to whatever remains of home. Through its colorful characters and lack of leader figure, Hala and this town serve as a microcosm of a country that has lots its glory, and its leaderless generation

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Lebanon | USA



Release Date:

9 October 2016 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Tyre, Lebanon

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1.85 : 1
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