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I Want to See

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Synopsis

July 2006. Another war breaks out in Lebanon. The directors decide to follow a movie star, Catherine Deneuve and a friend, actor and artist Rabih Mroué, on the roads of South Lebanon. Together, they will drive through the regions devastated by the conflict. It is the beginning of an unpredictable, unexpected adventure…

Cast

Catherine Deneuve, Rabih Mroué

Awards

Award for Best Non-Fiction Film
Gijon International Film Festival, Gijon, Spain 2008.

Jury Award
Watch Festival, Poland

Technical Sheet

ORIGINAL TITLE:
Je Veux Voir

GENRE:
Docudrama

YEAR:
2008

COUNTRIES:
Lebanon / France

DURATION:
75 min

PRODUCERS:
Mille et Une Productions (Edouard Mauriat,
Anne-Cécile Berthomeau, Farès Ladjmi)
Abbout Productions (Georges Schoucair)
Tony Arnoux

SCREENWRITER:
Joana Hadjithomas & Khalil Joreige

MUSIC:
Scrambled Eggs
Joseph Ghosn / Discipline

CINEMATOGRAPHY:
Julien Hirsch

EDITING:
Enrica Gatolini

SOUND:
Guillaume Le Braz
Sylvain Malbrant
Emmanuel Croset

WORLD SALES:
Films Boutique

In collaboration with:
COFICUP 2 - Backup Films Fund

With the support of:
Centre National de la Cinématographie, of the Hubert Bals Fund - Rotterdam International Film Festival, Banque Libano-Française, CMA-CGM, and the Lebanese Ministry of Culture

With the participation of:
Abbas Jaber, Edmond Asseily, Ziad Abdelnour, Fondation Groupama Gan pour le Cinéma

Festivals:

Cannes Film Festival – Un Certain Regard, Cannes, France, 2008
Paris Cinéma, Paris, France 2008
Toronto International film Festival, Toronto, Canada 2008
Gijon International Film Festival, Gijon, Spain 2008
Filmex International Film Festival, Tokyo, Japan 2008
Dubai International Film Festival, UAE 2008
The Contenders (MOMA), New York, USA 2008
Rotterdam International Film festival, Rotterdam, Netherlands 2009

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