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In Syria (2017)

Insyriated (original title)
A mother attempts to keep her family safe as war rages and a sniper lies in wait outside her home. This nerve-wracking study of life in Damascus won an Audience Award at Berlinale.

Director:

Philippe Van Leeuw
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17 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Hiam Abbass ... Oum Yazan
Diamand Bou Abboud ... Halima (as Diamand Abou Abboud)
Juliette Navis Juliette Navis ... Delhani
Mohsen Abbas Mohsen Abbas ... Abou Monzer
Moustapha Al Kar Moustapha Al Kar ... Samir
Alissar Kaghadou Alissar Kaghadou ... Yara
Ninar Halabi Ninar Halabi ... Aliya
Jihad Sleik Jihad Sleik ... Yazan (as Mohammad Jihad Sleik)
Elias Khatter Elias Khatter ... Karim
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ahmad Abu-Khdeir Ahmad Abu-Khdeir ... Brancardier 2 (as Ahmad Khdeir)
Husam Chadat ... Le premier homme 1
Issan Dib Issan Dib ... Le premier brancardier 1 (as Issam Dib)
Axam Hamada Axam Hamada ... Ghassan
Orwa Khultum Orwa Khultum ... Le deuxième homme 2 (as Orwa Kulthoum)
Madjd Tarabay Madjd Tarabay ... Halima and Samir's baby (as Majd Tarabay)
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Storyline

Trapped inside her house in a city under siege, a mother of three turns her flat into a safe harbour for her family and neighbours in an attempt to protect them from the war raging on the streets of Damascus, in the latest from Philippe Van Leeuw (The Life of Jesus).

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Genres:

Drama | War

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Trivia

The twenty-five-day shooting took place in an apartment building in the center of Beirut. See more »

Soundtracks

Dakhlak Ya Tayr El Werwar
Written by Elias Rahbani (SACEM)
(P) A. Chahine (SACEM)
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The home front...
18 January 2018 | by steveo122See all my reviews

The home front...when home is in the middle of the sht. Excellent character study of life 'endured'.


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Country:

Belgium | France | Lebanon

Language:

Arabic

Release Date:

6 September 2017 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

In Syria See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$273,873
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (as Dolby 5.1)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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