A Watsch Films Company

Memory Box

A film by Joana Hadjithomas & Khalil Joreige

Drama, 2021

On Christmas day in Montreal, Maia and her daughter Alex receive a box full of notebooks, tapes and photos she had sent to her best friend from Beirut back in the 80s. Between fantasy and reality, Alex secretly discovers her mother’s tumultuous, passionate and mysterious past.

Producers Abbout Productions (Georges Schoucair, Christian Eid), Haut Et Court (Carole Scotta, Barbara Letellier), micro_scope (Luc Déry, Kim Mc Craw, Jasmyrh Lemoine)
Screenwriter Gaëlle Macé, Joana Hadjithomas, Khalil Joreige
Cinematography Josée Deshaies
Editor Tina Baz
Sound Guillaume le Braz, Rana Eid, Olivier Goinard
Music Composer Radwan Ghazi Moumneh, Charbel Haber
VFX Laurent Brett
Production Design Maïa El Khoury, Mary Lynn Deachman, Franckie Diago
Costumes Lara Mae Khamis
Casting Sarah Teper, Abla Khoury, Brigitte Viau, Isabelle Thez-Axelrad
Line Producers Abla Khoury, Lara Karam Chekerdjian
Cast Rim Turk, Manal Issa, Paloma Vauthier, Clémence Sabbagh, Hassan Akil
International Sales Playtime