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by Ziad Doueiri


An adaptation of the international best seller by Yasmina Khadra, published in France in 2006 and translated into more than forty languages. The film focuses on the moral dilemma faced by an Arab-Israeli surgeon when the police inform him that his wife has carried out a suicide bombing that has killed nineteen people.

international title: The Attack
original title: The Attack
country: Lebanon, France, Egypt, Belgium
sales agent: Wild Bunch
year: 2012
genre: fiction
directed by: Ziad Doueiri
film run: 95'
release date: ES 08/02/2013, GR 14/03/2013, BE 29/05/2013, FR 29/05/2013, SK 27/06/2013, CZ 01/08/2013
screenplay: Ziad Doueiri, Joelle Touma
cast: Ali Suliman, Evgenia Dodena, Raymond Amsalem
cinematography by: Tommaso Fiorilli
film editing: Dominique Marcombe
art director: Yoel Herzberg
costumes designer: Hamada Atallah
music: Éric Neveux
producer: Jean Bréhat
production: 3B Productions, Scope Pictures, Broadcast Management Worldwide (Egypt), Douri Films (Lebanon)
distributor: Wild Bunch Distribution, Film Europe, Film Europe s.r.o.

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Telluride Film Festival 2012
Toronto International Film Festival 2012
Donostia-San Sebastián International Film Festival 2012
Mill Valley Film Festival 2012
Göteborg International Film Festival 2013
CPH PIX 2013
COLCOA Film Festival, Los Angeles 2013
Montclair Film Festival 2013

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