I Want To See

Baddi Chouf
  • Story line
    July 2006. A war breaks out in Lebanon. A new war, but not just one more war. A war that crushes the hopes of peace and the momentum of our generation.

    We no longer know what to write, what stories to recount, what images to show. We ask ourselves: What can cinema do

    That question, we decide to translate it into reality. We go to Beirut with an icon, an actress who, to us, symbolizes cinema, Catherine Deneuve. She will meet our preferred actor, Rabih Mroué.

    Together, they will drive through the regions devastated by the conflict.

    Through their presence, their meeting, we hope to find the beauty which our eyes no longer perceive.

    It is the beginning of an unpredictable, unexpected adventure
  • Crew and Cast
    Lebanon / France – 2008 – color Nadim Asfar
    Duration75 minutes
    Format35mm 2.35 Dolby SR
    ActorsCatherine Deneuve
    Rabih Mroué
    DirectorsJoana Hadjithomas et Khalil Joreige
    ImagesJulien Hirsch
    SoundGuillaume Le Braz
    Sylvain Malbrant
    Emmanuel Croset
    EditingEnrica Gatolini
    Editing consultorTina Baz Legal
    Assistants directorsWael Deeb
    Emile Sleilaty
    ScriptZeina Saab de Melero
    Production coordinatorMarianne Katra
    Make upMina Malsumura
    HairdresserJean-Jacques Puchu-Lapeyrade
    Costume dresserNadine Fenianos
    Still PhotoPatrick Swirc
    MusicScrambled Eggs – Joseph Ghosn /Discipline
    Produced byEdouard Mauriat
    Anne-Cécile Berthomeau
    Farès Ladjimi (Mille et une productions – France)
    Georges Schoucair (Abbout productions – Lebanon)
    Tony Arnoux
    In association withCOFICUP 2 – un fonds BACKUP FILMS
    With the support ofCentre National de la Cinématographie
    Hubert Bals Fund – International Film Festival Rotterdam
    Banque Libano-Française
    CMA-CGM

    With the participation ofAbbas Jaber
    Edmond Asseily
    and Ziad Abdelnour
    Fondation Groupama Gan pour le cinéma
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