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Incendies (2010)

  • Rate: 8.1/10 total 25,387 votes 
  • Genre: Drama | Mystery | War
  • Release Date: 12 January 2011 (Belgium)
  • Runtime: Canada:130 min
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Incendies (2010)

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  • IMDb page: Incendies (2010)
  • Rate: 8.1/10 total 25,387 votes 
  • Genre: Drama | Mystery | War
  • Release Date: 12 January 2011 (Belgium)
  • Runtime: Canada:130 min
  • Filming Location: 175 Boulevard Deguire, Montréal, Québec, Canada
  • Gross: $6,857,096(USA)(25 September 2011)
  • Director: Denis Villeneuve
  • Stars: Lubna Azabal, Mélissa Désormeaux-Poulin and Maxim Gaudette|See full cast and crew
  • Original Music By: Grégoire Hetzel   
  • Soundtrack: Like Spinning Plates
  • Sound Mix: Dolby Digital
  • Plot Keyword: Middle East | Twin | Notary | Past Life | Mathematician

Writing Credits By:

    (in alphabetical order)

  • Valérie Beaugrand-Champagne  script consultant
  • Wajdi Mouawad  play (as Wadji Mouawad)
  • Denis Villeneuve  written by

Known Trivia

  • This film won the Best Feature Film awarded by the jury at the 2011 Adelaide Film Festival. Director Denis Villeneuve responded by saying that “As a poetic sign of gratitude to [the] Adelaide Film Festival, I’ll give the name of ‘Adelaide’ to one of my main characters in my next film. So thank you one thousand times to [the] Adelaide Film Festival!”

Plot: Twins journey to the Middle East to discover their family history, and fulfill their mother's last wishes. Full summary » |  »

Story: A mother's last wishes send twins Jeanne and Simon on a journey to the Middle East in search of their tangled roots. Adapted from Wajdi Mouawad's acclaimed play, Incendies tells the powerful and moving tale of two young adults' voyage to the core of deep-rooted hatred, never-ending wars and enduring love.Written by Mylène Chollet  

Synopsis

Synopsis: Canadian twins Jeanne and Simon are left two envelopes in their mother’s will asking them to find a brother and father they never knew they had. Journeying from Canada to Lebanon the twists and turns of their mother’s mysterious past reveal an emotionally charged and gut wrenching truth that is deeply rooted in the country’s tumultuous history. Part political polemic, detective story and thriller, INCENDIES is one of the most critically acclaimed, ambitious and searing films of the year.

 

FullCast & Crew

Produced By:

  • Anthony Doncque known as co-producer
  • Luc Déry known as producer
  • Phoebe Greenberg known as associate producer
  • Penny Mancuso known as associate producer
  • Kim McCraw known as producer
  • Miléna Poylo known as co-producer
  • Gilles Sacuto known as co-producer
  • Ziad Touma known as associate producer
  • Stephen Traynor known as line producer
  • Sylvie Trudelle known as line producer

FullCast & Crew:

  • Mustafa Kamel known as Barbier de la Milice / Officer Milice Chrétienne
  • Hussein Sami known as Nihad (5ans)
  • Rémy Girard known as Notaire Jean Lebel
  • Mélissa Désormeaux-Poulin known as Jeanne Marwan
  • Maxim Gaudette known as Simon Marwan
  • Dominique Briand known as Prodessor Niv Cohen
  • Lubna Azabal known as Nawal Marwan
  • Frédéric Paquet known as Médecin a l'urgence
  • Hamed Najem known as Wahab
  • Ahmad Massad known as Bassem Marwan
  • Bader Alami known as Nicolas Marwan
  • Majida Hussein known as Grand-mére de Nawal
  • Asriah Nijres known as Sage-Femme
  • John Dunn-Hill known as Professeur Saïd Haidar
  • Nadia Essadiqi known as Secrétaire Université
  • Chaouki Charbel known as Professeur Université
  • Axel Garbi known as Universitaire #1
  • Amine Benzenine known as Universitaire #2
  • Joyce Raie known as Étudiante Journaliste
  • Celine Soulier known as Journaliste Française
  • Sumaya Attia known as Rafqa
  • Mohammad Rasheed Ajlouni known as Étudiant à Bout de Souffle
  • Nabil Koni known as Oncle Charbel
  • Laila Qutub known as Jeune Cousine de Nawal
  • Raja'a Hikma known as Tante de Nawal
  • Rand Faris known as Autre Cousine de Nawal
  • Hayef Majeed Mubarak known as Voisin
  • Sulwan Daoud known as Soldat Checkpoint #1
  • Nafeh Niam known as Soldat Checkpoint #2
  • Widad Shafago known as Demme à l'orphelinat
  • Baker Kabbani known as Vieux Berger
  • Basel Karim Hazem known as Conducteur Autobus
  • Jackie Sawiris known as Mére
  • Noura Waleed known as Fillette
  • Kamal Fanni known as Milicien #1
  • Abdallah Hweidi known as Milicien #2
  • Firas Fanni known as Milicien #3
  • Ramzi Fanni known as Milicien #4
  • Fadel Abdel Latif known as Épicier
  • Ali Hussein known as Ahmed
  • Zeinab Mohammad known as Jeunne Fille à la Porte
  • Rehab Hazim known as Fillette
  • Baraka Rahmani known as Samia
  • Yada Mahmoud known as Femme #1
  • Hadeel Hisham known as Femme #2
  • Hind Kamel known as Femme #3
  • Rasmeyeh Leftey known as Souha
  • Lara Atalla known as Femme en Colére #1
  • Sajida Hussein known as Femme en Colére #2
  • Raya Qaraein known as Femme en Colére #3 (as Raya Hamdan Qaraein)
  • Ahmad Srour known as Homme Masqué
  • Ali Elayan known as Chef de la Milice Chrétienne
  • Anton Atalla known as Assistant Chef de la Milice
  • Karim Shiyab known as Invité #1
  • Kamal Al Muhaisen known as Invité #2
  • Marwan Dudin known as Wajdi
  • Maria Mohammad known as Épiuse du Chief de la Milice
  • Zalfa Chelhot known as Nouchine
  • Michael Zananiri known as Milicien #5
  • Shadi Bishara Jou'aneh known as Milicien #6
  • Robert Auclair known as Barbierde la Prison
  • Belkacem Lahbairi known as Guide de la Prison
  • Nabil Sawalha known as Fahim
  • Camille Rizkallah known as Gardien de la Prison #1 (as Camille Rizkalla)
  • Abdelghani Ben Rafalia known as Gardien de la Prison #2
  • Abdelghafour Elaaziz known as Abou Tarek
  • Baya Belal known as Maika
  • Georges Khayat known as Gardien à la Riviére
  • Allen Altman known as Notaire Maddad
  • Christine Aubin Khalifah known as Infirmiére sons Palliatifs
  • Mohammad Sami known as Enfant décombres #1
  • Sam Jamal known as Enfant décombres #2
  • Jihad Hazem known as Enfant décombres #3
  • Ram Qabil known as Jeune Homme Décombres
  • Yousef Soufan known as Nihad (15 ans)
  • Yousef Shweihat known as Guide de Deressa (as Yousef Shuwayhat)
  • Jabar Risheq known as Hamid
  • Karim Babin known as Homme de Chamseddine #1
  • Adel Ladikani known as Homme de Chamseddine #2
  • Mher Karakashian known as Assistant de Chamseddine
  • Mohamed Majd known as Chamseddine
  • Aladeen Tawfeek known as Ami de Nihad

..

 

Supporting Department

Makeup Department:

  • André Duval known as key hair stylist
  • Nathalie Garon known as hair stylist

Art Department:

  • Rime Al-Jabr known as scenic artist
  • Francis Back known as storyboard artist
  • Louis Cyr known as scenic technician
  • Muhannad Halawani known as painter
  • Sana'a Jaber known as prop maker
  • Samy Keilani known as construction coordinator
  • Karim Kheir known as set dresser
  • Marie-Claude L'Heureux known as art department coordinator
  • Marylène Samson known as assistant property master
  • Samir Zaidan known as scenic artist
  • Nasser Zoubi known as assistant property master

..

 

Company

Production Companies:

  • micro_scope
  • TS Productions (co-producer)
  • Phi Group (in association with)

Other Companies:

  • Abbey Road Studios  music recorded at
  • Dolby Laboratories  sound mix
  • Film Music Services  composer's agency
  • Film Music Services  score coordination
  • International Traders  production services

Distributors:

  • Albatros Film (2011) (Japan) (theatrical)
  • Alfa Films (2011) (Argentina) (theatrical)
  • Cinéart (2011) (Belgium) (theatrical)
  • Cinéart (2011) (Netherlands) (theatrical)
  • E1 Films Canada (2010) (Canada) (theatrical)
  • Festive Films (2011) (Singapore) (theatrical)
  • Golden Village Pictures (2011) (Singapore) (theatrical)
  • Happiness Distribution (2011) (France) (theatrical)
  • Lucky Red (2010) (Italy) (theatrical)
  • Seven Films (2011) (Greece) (theatrical)
  • Sony Pictures Classics (2011) (USA) (theatrical) (subtitled)
  • Alta Films (2011) (Spain) (all media)
  • Bir Film (2011) (Turkey) (all media)
  • EDKO Film (2011) (Hong Kong) (DVD)
  • Film1 (2012) (Netherlands) (TV) (limited)
  • Filmcoopi Zürich (2010) (Switzerland) (all media)
  • Hopscotch Films (2011) (Australia) (DVD)
  • Lucky Red (2010) (Italy) (all media)
  • Seven Films (2011) (Greece) (all media)
  • Sony Pictures Classics (2010) (USA) (all media)
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (2011) (USA) (DVD)
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (2011) (USA) (DVD) (Blu-ray)
  • Transeuropa Video Entertainment (TVE) (2011) (Argentina) (DVD)
  • Trinity Filmed Entertainment (2011) (UK) (all media) (as Trinity)
  • Twin Pics (2011) (Netherlands) (DVD)
  • Valentim de Carvalho Multimédia (2011) (Portugal) (all media)

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Other Stuff

Special Effects:

  • Rodeo FX (visual effects)

Visual Effects by:

  • Christophe Chabot-Blanchet known as compositor: Rodeo FX
  • Patrick David known as compositor: Rodeo FX
  • Guylaine Dutil known as visual effects producer
  • Ara Khanikian known as digital compositor: Rodeo FX
  • Thomas Montminy Brodeur known as compositor: Rodeo FX (as Thomas Brodeur)
  • Josiane O'Rourke known as visual effects coordinator: Rodeo FX
  • Vincent Poitras known as digital compositor: Rodeo FX
  • Mathieu Raynault known as visual effects supervisor: Rodeo FX
  • Moika Sabourin known as digital artist: Rodeo FX
  • Marc-Andre Samson known as lead matte painter
  • Lee Ann Simard known as visual effects production assistant: Rodeo FX
  • Laurent Spillemaecker known as digital compositor: Rodeo FX
  • Norbert Tissier known as digital artist: Rodeo FX
  • Benoit Touchette known as visual effects producer: Rodeo FX

Release Date:

  • Belgium 4 September 2010 (Namur Film Festival)
  • USA 4 September 2010 (Telluride Film Festival)
  • Canada 13 September 2010 (Toronto International Film Festival)
  • Canada 17 September 2010 (Québec)
  • Poland 8 October 2010 (Warsaw Film Festival)
  • South Korea 9 October 2010 (Pusan International Film Festival)
  • Canada 12 October 2010 (Vancouver International Film Festival)
  • France 27 November 2010 (Paris Semaine du Cinéma du Québec)
  • Indonesia 3 December 2010 (Jakarta International Film Festival)
  • Greece 4 December 2010 (Thessaloniki International Film Festival)
  • Belgium 12 January 2011
  • France 12 January 2011
  • Canada 20 January 2011 (limited)
  • Italy 21 January 2011
  • USA 21 January 2011 (Sundance Film Festival)
  • Poland 28 January 2011
  • Netherlands 10 February 2011
  • UK 18 February 2011 (Glasgow Film Festival)
  • Brazil 25 February 2011
  • Australia 3 March 2011 (Adelaide Film Festival)
  • Greece 10 March 2011
  • Israel 10 March 2011
  • Spain 11 March 2011
  • USA 12 March 2011 (Miami International Film Festival)
  • Hong Kong 24 March 2011 (Hong Kong International Film Festival)
  • USA 25 March 2011 (New Directors/New Films)
  • Hong Kong 21 April 2011
  • USA 22 April 2011 (limited)
  • Norway 29 April 2011
  • Turkey 29 April 2011
  • USA 2 May 2011 (San Francisco International Film Festival)
  • Argentina 26 May 2011
  • Germany 23 June 2011
  • UK 24 June 2011
  • Czech Republic 3 July 2011 (Karlovy Vary Film Festival)
  • South Korea 21 July 2011
  • Mexico 29 July 2011
  • Sweden 12 August 2011
  • Denmark 18 August 2011
  • Singapore 18 August 2011
  • Finland 15 September 2011 (Helsinki International Film Festival)
  • Hungary 29 September 2011
  • Portugal 20 October 2011
  • Netherlands 2 November 2011 (Amsterdam Film Week)
  • Croatia 8 December 2011
  • Russia 15 December 2011
  • Japan 17 December 2011

MPAA: Rated R for some strong violence and language

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