Wednesday, 17 August 2011

Incendies (2010)

In the Citizen Kane of war movies, two recently-orphaned siblings travel from Canada to war-torn Lebanon to unravel a life-long mystery about their mother, a missing brother, and a father no one talks about.

Even though this is a largely non-preachy character-driven movie, the film does educate on the Lebanese Civil War, where the Christian faction was just as belligerent, murderous, and monstrous as the Islamists.

Read my full review at Fridae, first published on 17 August 2011.

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