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The Notebooks

A Feature film by Khalil Joreige, Joana Hadjithomas

Produced by Haut et Court

Production year : 2019

    Synopsis

    Maia, a single mother of Montreal, thought she was done with her past when she receives an unprecedented Christmal present: a handful of notebooks, audiotapes and photographs from the 80s. That's everything Maia mailed to her best friend when she was a teenager in Beirut before she fled with her family to escape the war. The more she tries to hide what they contain, the more her teenage daughter, Alex, looks for answers. Maia's past resurfaces.

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producer :

    Haut et Court

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Playtime

    Foreign production company :

    Abbout Productions

    French distribution :

    Haut et Court

    Full credits (2)

    Executive Producer :

    Carole Scotta

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Coproducer countries :

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

    Original French-language productions :

    Yes

    Nationality :

    Majority French (France, Canada, Lebanon)

    Production year :

    2019

    French release :

    Current status :

    Approval :

    Yes

    Color type :

    Color