Canada’s official bid for Oscar consideration, Incendies (Fire) tells the powerful and moving tale of two young adults’ voyage to the core of deep-rooted hatred, never-ending wars and enduring love. After their mother Nawal’s death, twins Simon and Jeanne embark on a journey to the Middle East that shines a disturbing light on their mother’s past and culminates in a shocking revelation.
Incendies takes an unbiased and painfully poetic look at the roots of all wars through two young adult’s personal voyage to the core of hatred and enduring love. Brimming with gripping performances and outstanding cinematography, Incendies is a must-see.
In French and Arabic with English subtitles