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Incendies

Incendies

A Feature film by Denis Villeneuve

Release in France : 12/01/2011

    Synopsis

    At the reading of their mother's will, Jeanne and Simon Marwan are given two envelopes: one is addressed to their father who they thought was dead and the other to a brother they never knew existed.

    Jeanne sees in this enigmatic inheritance the key to the unexplained silence that took over her mother a few weeks prior to her death. She immediately decides to leave for the Middle East to exhume the past of this family about whom she knows virtually nothing.

    As for Simon, he has no time for the posthumous whims of this mother who had always been distant when she was alive. But his love for his twin sister soon drives him to join up with Jeanne and to travel with her though the country of their ancestors on the hunt for a mother who was far different from the one they knew.

    Actors (7)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Co-production :

    TS Productions

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    eOne Entertainment / Hopscotch

    Foreign production company :

    Micro scope media

    French distribution :

    Happiness Distribution

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    Photos (8)

    Full credits (11)

    Author of original work :

    Wadji Mouawad

    Co-producers :

    Anthony Doncque, Gilles Sacuto, Miléna Poylo

    Sound Recordist :

    Jean Umansky

    Editor :

    Monique Dartonne

    Music Composer :

    Grégoire Hetzel

    Costume designer :

    Sophie Lefebvre

    Screenwriters :

    Denis Villeneuve, Valérie Beaugrand-Champagne

    Director of Photography :

    André Turpin

    Press Attachés (film) :

    Laurence Granec, Karine Ménard

    Sound Editor :

    Sylvain Bellemare

    Casting :

    Lucie Robitaille, Constance Demontoy

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Production language :

    Arabic, French

    Coproducer countries :

    France, Canada

    Original French-language productions :

    Yes

    Nationality :

    Minority French (France, Canada)

    Production year :

    2010

    French release :

    12/01/2011

    Runtime :

    2 h 10 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    128.172

    Visa issue date :

    10/01/2011

    Approval :

    Yes

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    2.35

    Audio format :

    Dolby SRD

    Rating restrictions :

    Suitable for all viewers, with warnings

    Posters (8)

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    News (10)

    Festival Selections (19)

    Awards

    Lumiere Awards - 2012

    Lumiere Awards (France, 2012)

    Awards

    Meilleur film francophone

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