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Insyriated: Giving topicality an essence


Insyriated: Giving topicality an essence

BERLIN 2017: In his second feature, Belgian filmmaker Philippe Van Leeuw crafts a gripping home-siege drama 

"It’s not a war film, but a film about war"

Interview: Philippe Van Leeuw • Director

"It’s not a war film, but a film about war"

Philippe Van Leeuw once again deals a striking blow with Insyriated, the story of a punishing day in the life of a Syrian family under siege in their own apartment. 

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international title: In Syria
original title: Insyriated
country: Belgium, France, Lebanon
sales agent: Films Boutique
year: 2017
directed by: Philippe Van Leeuw
screenplay: Philippe Van Leeuw
cast: Hiam Abbass, Diamand Abou Abboud, Juliette Navis

main awards/selection

Berlin 2017Panorama
Toronto 2017Contemporary World Cinema

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