Melodrama Habibi
by Hany Tamba
Comedy, 2007
France/Lebanon

In the 1970s, Bruno Caprice was briefly successful with his first and only hit single, "Quand tu t'en vas". Completely forgotten today, he earns a living as a receptionist in a luxury hotel in Paris. After breaking up with his girlfriend, Bruno has the blues. But an unexpected phone call changes his life. A rich Lebanese businessman wants him to come sing in Beirut. In Lebanon, his song is still on people's minds.


Cast

 Patrick Chesnais , Gabriel Yammine , Pierrette Katrib, Julia Kassar


Awards

Audience Award
Brussels Film Festival


DISTRIBUTORS:

Haut et Court

Producers Bizibi (Emmanuel Agnerey), Abbout Productions (Georges Schoucair), Canal+, France 3
Screenwriter Hany Tamba & Michel Kammoun
Cinematography Emmanuel Soyer
Editor Marie-José Audiard
Sound Emmanuel Zouki, Sébatien Savine, Gildas Mercier
Music Composer Khaled Mouzannar
Festivals
Brussels Film Festival

Montreal World Film Festival

Dubai International Film Festival