THE INSULT

L'INSULTE

By Ziad DOUEIRI

EESTI RAHVUSRINGHÄÄLING - as BROAD

Drama - Completed 2017

A clash over a silly plumbing issue leads to the opening of a long trial where Palestinians and Lebanese Christians confront.

Festivals
& Awards

Toronto - TIFF 2017
Contemporary World Cinema
    • Year of production
    • 2017
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • FRANCE, LEBANON
    • Languages
    • ARABIC
    • Duration
    • 113 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Ziad DOUEIRI
    • Writer(s)
    • Ziad DOUEIRI, Joëlle TOURNA
    • Producer(s)
    • Julie GAYET (ROUGE INTERNATIONAL), Nadia TURINCEV (ROUGE INTERNATIONAL), Jean BREHAT (3B PRODUCTIONS), Rachid BOUCHAREB (3B PRODUCTIONS)
    • Synopsis
    • While renovating the facade of a building in Beirut, Toni, a Lebanese Christian, and Yasser, a Palestinian refugee, clash over a silly plumbing issue. A shouting argument ensues and Yasser ends up insulting Toni.
      Hurt in his dignity, Toni decides to file a complaint. They are rapidly stuck in an infernal spiral. A long and highly publicised trial opens where Palestinians and Lebanese Christians settle their score.