It’s a sad and beautiful world

Feature Film

In Development

Logline

It’s a Sad and Beautiful World explores the love story and improbable romance between two antagonistic characters: Nino, a warmhearted idealist, and Soraya, a wounded cynic, throughout their childhood, adulthood and married life, set against the backdrop of Lebanon’s recent history and its defining milestones of the past 40 years.

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(Reference picture: Black Cat White Cat (1998), dir. Kusturica)

• Selected at the Toronto TIFF Filmmaker Lab, 2019

• Winner of the ART award at the 4th Beirut Cinema Platform, 2019

• Winner of the Cité-des-Arts Paris residency, Fall 2019

• Official selection at the 4th Beirut Cinema Platform

• Official Selection at the 3rd edition Cinephilia Bound Cannes at the Cannes Film Festival 2019

• Selected for the Fondation Liban Cinema’s Re-Writing Workshop, 2019

It’s a Sad and Beautiful World  selected at the TIFF Filmmaker Lab, Fall 2019

It’s a Sad and Beautiful World selected at the TIFF Filmmaker Lab, Fall 2019

Participant at the 3rd edition  Cinephilia Bound Cannes  at the Cannes Film Festival 2019

Participant at the 3rd edition Cinephilia Bound Cannes at the Cannes Film Festival 2019

It’s a Sad and Beautiful World , winner of the ART award at the 4th Beirut Cinema Platform

It’s a Sad and Beautiful World, winner of the ART award at the 4th Beirut Cinema Platform

Participant at the 4th  Beirut Cinema Platform  in Lebanon, 2019

Participant at the 4th Beirut Cinema Platform in Lebanon, 2019

Participant at the Fondation Liban Cinema  Re-Writing Workshop  in Lebanon, 2019

Participant at the Fondation Liban Cinema Re-Writing Workshop in Lebanon, 2019