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In the fifties, young Alice leaves her natal Swiss mountains for the sunny and vibrant shores of Beirut. She falls madly in love with Joseph, a quirky astrophysicist determined to send the first Lebanese national into space. Alice quickly fits in among his relatives, but after years of delight, the civil war threatens their garden of Eden.

France, 2020
Arabic, French and Italian with Arabic and English subtitles
92 minutes

Director: Chloé Mazlo
Screenwriter: Chloé Mazlo, Yacine Badday
Cast: Alba Rohrwacher, Wajdi Mouawad, Isabelle Zighondi
Cinematography: Hélène Louvart
Editing: Clémence Carré
Sound: François Boudet, Damien Boitel, Xavier Thieulin
Music: Bachar Mar-Khalifé
Producer/s: Frédéric Niedermayer

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