Melodrama Habibi
by Hany Tamba
Comedy, 2007 , 1h 38min

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.

Festivals & Awards

Seattle International Film Festival

Brussels Film Festival - Audience Award, RTBF TV Prize for Best Picture

Cairo International Film Festival


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
Brussels Film Festival

Montreal World Film Festival

Dubai International Film Festival