Incendies

Oscar Nominee

Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  130 min.
Release Date: January 21, 2011 (limited)
DVD: March 15, 2011

Current rating: Rating: 4.60
based on 114 votes and 37 reviews
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Synopsis

A mother's last wishes send twins Jeanne and Simon on a journey to Lebanon in search of their tangled roots. Adapted from Wajdi Mouawad's acclaimed stageplay, Incendies tells the powerful and moving tale of two young adults' voyage to the core of deep-rooted hatred, never-ending wars and enduring love.

Director: Denis Villeneuve
Studio: Entertainment One
Producer(s): Luc Déry, Kim McCraw
Screenplay: Denis Villeneuve
Official Site: incendies-lefilm.com

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  • 5 stars "le filme est merveileux- et deserve le premier oscar pour le meilleure filme du 2011 . bravo quebec et canada . in our other language - a marvellous film that deserves the highest award of any film that was directed and produced in 2011 . have seen the movie four times already - more to come , no doubt! a fellow canadian- and movie goer - in surrey bc"
  • 5 stars "incredible!"
  • 5 stars "outstandingly riveting movie- i was enthralled & pained at the same time. definitely an oscar winner & if not it is a great shame!!"