Incendies This fearless French-Canadian drama ( Incendies ), which was nominated for 2010's Best Foreign Language Film Oscar, slices right into the Middle Eastern heart of… Incendies This fearless French-Canadian drama ( Incendies ), which was nominated for 2010's Best Foreign Language Film Oscar, slices right into the Middle Eastern heart of… 2011-04-22 R PT130M Drama Foreign Language Lubna Azabal Maxim Gaudette Sony Pictures Classics
Movie Review

Incendies (2011)

MPAA Rating: R
Lubna Azabal, Incendies | HEART OF DARKNESS Lubna Azabal as Nawal Marwan in Incendies
HEART OF DARKNESS Lubna Azabal as Nawal Marwan in Incendies
EW's GRADE
A-

Details Limited Release: Apr 22, 2011; Rated: R; Length: 130 Minutes; Genres: Drama, Foreign Language; With: Lubna Azabal and Maxim Gaudette; Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

This fearless French-Canadian drama (Incendies), which was nominated for 2010's Best Foreign Language Film Oscar, slices right into the Middle Eastern heart of darkness. In Montreal, adult Arab twins (Mélissa Désormeaux-Poulin and Maxim Gaudette) are instructed by their mother's will to seek out the father they didn't know was alive and the brother they didn't know they had. The movie is a bumpy road of twists leading to a revelation that has the shock and force of Greek tragedy. As the mother, Lubna Azabal cries tears of acid. A–


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Originally posted Apr 15, 2011
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