Yanoosak
by Elie Khalife & Alexandre Monnier
Comedy, 2010
Lebanon/Switzerland

Yanoosak tells the story of Ruedi, an ordinary Swiss German living in Zurich, who decides one day to reside in Beirut in order to meet his soulmate and establish a small business. Between one heartbreak and another, he manages however to open a small pizzeria. The movie follows this segment of his tragic-comic life while revealing how European culture tries to blend into oriental culture without fully understanding its codes.


Cast

Siegfried Terpoorten, Zeina Daccache, Hussein Mokadem, Tarek Yacoub

Producers Taxi Films (Elie Khalife)
Co-Producers Abbout Productions & Ghada Yammine
Screenwriter Elie Khalife
Cinematography Rachel Aoun
Editor Gladys Joujou
Sound Eric Munch, Mouhab Chanehsaz, Rana Eid
Music Composer Zeid Hamdan