• Story line
    Nabil returns to Beirut with the ashes of his father who died abroad. He tries to overcome his bereavement while his family insists on respecting rites and customs by burying a non-existent corpse…
  • production
    Original title: Ramad
    English title: Ashes

    A film by

    Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige

    Produced by

    Anne-Cécile Berthomeau and Edouard Mauriat for Mille et une Productions
    Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige for Abbout Productions

    Written by

    Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige with the collaboration of Rabih Mroué
  • Cast and Crew


    Rabih Mroué, Nada Haddad, Neemat Salamé, Georges Hayeck, Ali Cherri, Nadine Labaki, Caroline Labaki, Tanios Seif, Marc Mourani, Hoda Kassar, Marwa Khalil
    ImageJeanne Lapoirie
    EditingTina Baz Le gal
    Sound EditingRaphael Sohier
    MixingEmmanuel Crozet
    MusicSoap Kills, Zeid Hamdan, and Yasmine Hamdan
    Executive ProducerFarès Ladjimi (France) and Emile Sleilati (Lebanon)
    First assistant directorJad Abi Khalil
    Time26 minutes
    Fomat35mm color – 1.85
    SoundDolby SR
    Original LanguageArabic (with French subtitles or English subtitles)
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