Apr 3, 23: Movie- SKIES OF LEBANON

Colorful, stop-motion animation and offbeat characters add whimsy to this drama about the marriage between a Swiss woman and a Lebanese astrophysicist. Sparks fly when the European visitor meets the genial scientist in a Beirut café in the 1950s.

Listener (Chloe Mazlo)  4/5 Stars  “A delightful tale of love and war”.

SKIES OF LEBANON | 2021 PG, Violence 91 mins | France | French and Arabic with English subtitles

  • Sunday 3rd April 4.30pm
  • Saturday 23rd April 5.00pm

Raglan Movies at the Old School, 5 Stewart St, Raglan 3225.

Book online: raglanmovies.nz, call into the Old School office Mon-Fri 10am to 2pm. (Office closed public holidays)

Door sales from 30 mins before session times.

Licensed bar & homemade snacks on sale.

Adults $15, Concession $12, RCAC Members $12, Children $8.
The reduced concession rate is for $12 concession (student, seniors or CS cards).

Raglan Movies at the Old School, 5 Stewart St, Raglan.

Movie screenings are running under the Red Covid setting with Vaccine Passes and face masks. On arrival please check in by scanning the QR poster or with the manual register. Have your Vaccine Pass ready for sighting or scanning. Vaccine Passes and face coverings are not required for children aged 11 and under. Masks can be taken off to eat and drink. Audience numbers will be limited to 20 so people can spread out and sit in their bubbles.

SKIES OF LEBANON sees Alice leaves her native Swiss mountains in the 1950s for the vibrant shores of Beirut where she falls in love. Beirut becomes their home after they wed. The years of bliss become marred by the threat of civil war. Can their love survive when civil war breaks out 20 years later?

This is the feature debut from writer-director Chloé Mazlo. A poetic blending of the personal and political, Skies of Lebanon combines live action with animation to create a vivid picture of Lebanon. It was inspired by the family history of filmmaker Chloé Mazlo. Using stories told to her by her grandmother. of life during the Lebanese Civil War, Mazlo crafts a touching and heart-breaking story of love during wartime.

Director: Chloé Mazlo
Writer: Yacine Badday, Chloé Mazlo
Cast: Alba Rohrwacher, Wajdi Mouawad, Isabelle Zighondi

2021 PG, Violence 91 mins | France | French and Arabic with English subtitles | Moby Dick Films

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