Beyrouth Hôtel

(Beirut Hotel)

Directed by Danielle Arbid

France/Sweden 2011

French, English, Arabic, 99 min

One evening, a married young singer Zoha meets the French lawyer Mathieu in a night club in Beirut. Mathieu will become suspected of spying, while Zoha is trying to flee from her husband. Despite these problems, the two will witness a love story for few days mixed with violence and fear.

Selected in Official Competition in Locarno 2011

DIRECTOR

Danielle Arbid

SCRIPTWRITERS

Danielle Arbid, Vincent Dieutre

PRODUCERS

David Thion, Philippe Martin, Olivier Guerpillon

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Pierric Gantelmi D'Ille

MUSIC

Vincent Epplay, Zeid Hamdan

EDITING

Julien Leloup, Anne-Laure Viaud

MAIN CAST

Charles Berling, Darine Hamze, Fadi Habi Samra

PRODUCED BY

Les Films Pelléas (David Thion, Philippe Martin), France and DFM (Olivier Guerpillon, Julien Siri), Sweden

in co-production with Film i Väst (Jessica Ask), Sweden, Orjouane Productions, Lebanon and Maia Cinema

WITH SUPPORT FROM

ARTE, Centre National de la Cinématographie (CNC), soficas Coficup, Cofinova, Back-Up Media, Fonds Francophone de Production Audiovisuelle du Sud

PREMIERE

Locarno Film Festival 2011

FRENCH DISTRIBUTION

ARTE

WORLD SALES

Films Distribution (Playtime)

Listen to the soundtrack on Spotify

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