MACHOS

By Rami KODEIH

961 PRODUCTIONS (LEBANON) - as PROD

Drama - Pre-Production 2011


    • Year of production
    • 2011
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • LEBANON
    • Languages
    • ARABIC
    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Duration
    • 110 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Rami KODEIH
    • Producer(s)
    • Lara FADEL (961 Productions)
    • Synopsis
    • Machos is the story of three characters from three different classes in Beirut’s complex social fabric. Junior is the attractive bourgeois Catholic Christian from upscale Ashrafiyeh in East Beirut. Mahdi is a tough young Shiite from a working class neighborhood in the Southern Suburbs of Beirut. Kassem is an educated Shiite from a middle class family, also living in the same neighborhood as Mahdi, and works in Junior’s father Company.
      Kassem is an introverted guy who spends most of his time playing Video Games (VG) to escape from reality. He’s living a daily routine (work, family, VG…).
      Mahdi loves innocently abuses and is abused by his environment. When he becomes involved in illegal activities he meets Yasmine accidently and his meeting is followed by a car crash that hurts Mahdi and gets him into more troubles so he keeps escaping.
      Junior works in his father’s Furniture Gallery. He has a problem with his father’s ego. So he escapes to Yasmine his best friend and feels comfortable with her. When he fells in love with her, Junior is blocked with his sensuality. So he finds solace with Mortada who is Mahdi’s best friend.
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Jan 01, 2011
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