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Costa Brava Lebanon

Directed by Mounia Akl

Lebanon/France/Sweden/Denmark/Norway/Spain 2021

The Badri family lives in isolation in Lebanon’s mountains. When the government inaugurates a landfill outside their fence, everything they escaped catches up with them.

Debut feature of rising talent Mounia Akl, whose Award-winning short film SUBMARINE (2016) was selected in Cannes and Toronto. The project won Malmö Arab Film Festival's Feature development Award, as well as development grants at Sundance, Cannes Cinefondation, Torino Film Lab etc. 

DIRECTOR

Mounia Akl

SCRIPTWRITERS

Mounia Akl, Clara Roquet

PRODUCERS

Myriam Sassine, Georges Schoucair, Olivier Guerpillon, Katrin Pors, Sophie Erbs, Sergi Moreno

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Joe Saade

MUSIC

Nathan Larson

EDITING

Cyril Aris

MAIN CAST

Nadine Labaki, Saleh Bakri

PRODUCED BY

Abbout Productions (Myriam Sassine, Georges Schoucair), Lebanon, fox in the snow (Olivier Guerpillon), Sweden, Snowglobe (Katrin Pors), Denmark, Cinema Defacto (Sophie Erbs), France, Barentsfilm (Ingrid Høgtun), Norway, Lastor Media (Sergi Moreno), Spain

in co-production with Film i Skåne

WITH SUPPORT FROM

Swedish Film Institute, Danish Film Institute, Sørfond, Centre National de la Cinématographie (CNC) etc

SWEDISH DISTRIBUTION

Folkets Bio

WORLD SALES

MK2 Films

STATUS

Post-Production

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Listen to the soundtrack on Spotify