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Beirut Hold’em

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Synopsis

Ziko a 40-year old ex-con is released from prison and wants to restart his life. He’s determined to win back Carole - the love of his life - and open up a gambling joint, locally known as an “Amusement Center.”  He reunites with his boyhood friends who share his passion for gambling and runs into his dead brother’s friend. Ziko learns that his sibling perished on an illegal motorbike race, and decides to save his brother’s friend from the same deadly fate. Driven by a relentless will to succeed, Ziko sets out on a journey through contemporary post-war Lebanese society, a place made of a strange mixture of violence, tenderness, lightness of being and tension.

Cast

Saleh Bakri, Rita Hayek, Rana Alamuldine, Fadi Abi Samra, Anjo Rihane, Ziad Seaibi, Said Serhan

Technical Sheet

GENRE:

Drama

COUNTRY:

Lebanon

PRODUCERS:
Ourjouwan(Sabine Sidawi Hamdan)
Abbout Productions (Georges Schoucair)

SCREENWRITER:

Michel Kammoun

CINEMATOGRAPHY:
Céline Bozon

Supported by
The Doha Film Institute
AFAC - The Arab Fund For Arts and Culture
OIF - Organisation internationale de la Francophonie

 

 

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Tramontane and Beirut Hold'Em receives grants from AFAC (18/11/2014)
Michel Kammoun wins the OIF award for Beirut Hold'em (12/12/2011)
Beirut Hold'em by Michel Kammoun at the Dubai Film Connection (07/12/2011)