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Memory Box - © Joana Hadjithomas, Khalil Joreige _ Haut et Court – Abbout Productions – micro_scope

Memory Box

A Feature film by Khalil Joreige, Joana Hadjithomas

Produced by Haut et Court

Production year : 2021


    Maia, a single mother, lives in Montreal with her teenage daughter, Alex. On Christmas Eve, they receive an unexpected delivery: notebooks, tapes, and photos Maia sent to her best friend from 1980’s Beirut. Maia refuses to open the box or confront its memories, but Alex secretly begins diving into it. Between fantasy and reality, Alex enters the world of her mother’s tumultuous, passionate adolescence during the Lebanese civil war, unlocking mysteries of a hidden past.

    Actors (6)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producer :

    Haut et Court

    Film exports/foreign sales :


    Foreign production companies :

    micro_scope, Abbout Productions

    French distribution :

    Haut et Court


    Full credits (12)

    Executive Producer :

    Carole Scotta

    Director of photography :

    Josée Deshaies

    Editor :

    Tina Baz

    Production designers :

    Maïa El Khoury, Mary Lynn Deachman, Franckie Diago

    Casting :

    Sarah Teper, Abla Khoury, Brigitte Viau, Isabelle Thez-Axelrad

    Visual effects :

    Laurent Brett

    Screenwriters :

    Khalil Joreige, Joana Hadjithomas, Gaëlle Macé

    Sound Recordist :

    Guillaume Le Braz

    Sound Editor :

    Rana Eid

    Music Composers :

    Radwan Ghazi Moumneh, Charbel Haber

    Costume designer :

    Lara Mae Khamis

    Sound Mixer :

    Olivier Goinard

    Technical details

    Feature film

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    Coproducer countries :

    France (59.15%), Canada (26.9%), Lebanon (14.25%)

    Original French-language productions :


    Nationality :

    Majority French (France, Canada, Lebanon)

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    Runtime :

    1 h 42 min

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