From Lebanese writer and director Ziad Doueiri comes a thrilling courtroom drama that funnels Lebanon’s historical tensions into a personal dispute.
In today’s Beirut, an insult blown out of proportions finds Toni, a Lebanese Christian, and Yasser, a Palestinian refugee, in court. From secret wounds to traumatic revelations, the media circus surrounding the case puts Lebanon through a social explosion, forcing Toni and Yasser to reconsider their lives and prejudices.
Lebanese-born cinematographer, film director and writer best known for his award-winning film West Beirut, The Attack and his latest feature film The Insult.
Director Ziad Doueiri
Writers Ziad Doueiri, Joelle Touma
Stars Adel Karam, Kamel El Basha, Camille Salameh
Awards and Nominations
Nominee – Academy Awards – Best Foreign Film 2018
Winner – Munich Film Festival – Best Film 2018
Winner – Sydney Film Festival – Best Narrative Feature 2018
Winner – Venice Film Festival – Best Actor – Kamel El Basha