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Skies of Lebanon (I cieli di Alice)

Hosted by the Consul of the Florence Cinema & Theatre Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Wed 23 Feb 17:15 - 18:45

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Original version (French) with Italian subtitles

An original debut film, selected at the Semaine de la Critique in Cannes, with Alba Rohrwacher.

In the Protected content , the young Alice had a tight life with her family in the mountains of Switzerland. So she decides to challenge her parents' wishes to move to Beirut, where she starts working as an au pair and immediately finds love.
She is intrigued by the scientist Joseph, who dreams of building a rocket to send the first Lebanese to the moon. In a Beirut that looks to the future with confidence, the two build a life and a family, until things change with the civil war, which leaves deep wounds on both Alice and her relatives and friends.