A Long Breath

Director: Remi Itani
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World premiered at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam’s Mid-length Documentary Competition
Nominated for a Golden Star at El Gouna Film Festival
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2019/ Lebanon67 min/ Documentary
Original Title
A man is torn between his duty to piousness and being tempted to hedonism as he traverses the world of misery, war, pills, booze, prison, and gambling.

Screenwriter: Remi Itani
DOP: Bassem Fayad
Editor: Julian Testa

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Production Company(ies)
Crystal Films

Dima Al-Joundi

film festivals
International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, Netherlands
El Gouna Film Festival, Egypt
Arab Film Days, Norway
“Itani has an eye for both personal struggle and the bigger picture, capturing the sense of being caught - in a place, in a lifestyle, and in a history.”
Amber Wilkinson — Eye for Film