TIFF 2017 Movie Review: L’INSULTE (THE INSULT) (France 2017) ****

Festival Reviews

Movie Reviews of films that will be playing at TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival) in 2017. Go to TIFF 2017 Movie Reviews and read reviews of films showing at the festival.

The Insult Poster
In today’s Beirut, an insult blown out of proportions finds Toni, a Lebanese Christian, and Yasser, a Palestinian refugee, in court. From secret wounds to traumatic revelations.

Director:

Ziad Doueiri

Stars:

Adel KaramKamel El BashaCamille Salameh

The film is financed from France and has a French tile but the film is shot in Arabic. Set in Beirut with references to Darfour, the story all started with an insult. One afternoon in the dog days of a Beirut summer,

Tony gets into an altercation with Yasser, a foreman in construction over a broken drainpipe. Tony is a car mechanic and a Christian. Yasser is a construction foreman and a Palestinian…

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