The 90th Academy Awards, also known as The Oscars, will take place next year on March 4th. The ceremony will honor 24 movies that belong to different categories.
Among these categories is the “Best Foreign Language Film” category, and in that 90th edition of the Oscars, a Lebanese movie will represent Lebanon.
The Insult, a film by Ziad Doueiri, represents the relationship between a Christian Lebanese and a Palestinian refugee in Lebanon.
Tony (Adel Karam) and Yasser (Kamel El Basha) have a verbal and physical fight, which leads them to a courtroom.
Meet the cast!
Kamel El Basha
Diamand Bou Abboud
The screening of the movie at the Venice Film Festival was followed by a 5-minute standing ovation. In fact, Ziad Doueiri has directed and written the famous movie “West Beirut”.
The latter has won the Prix François Chalais of the Cannes Film Festival in 1998.
The Insult will get screened in Lebanon on September 14th across Lebanese movie theaters.
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