Memory Box

Year: 2020Certificate: 15

Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige
Rim Turki, Manal Issa, Paloma Vauthier, Cleménce Sabbagh, Hassan Akil
Running Time:
101 mins
French, Arabic, English
English Subtitles:
Country of Origin:
Canada, France, Lebanon, Qatar
Drama, Film
Available to screen from 15/02/2022. Maia, a single mother, lives in Montreal with her teenage daughter, Alex. On Christmas Eve, they receive an unexpected delivery: notebooks, tapes, and photos Maia sent to her best friend from 1980’s Beirut. Maia refuses to open the box or confront its memories, but Alex secretly begins diving into it. Between fantasy and reality, Alex enters the world of her mother’s tumultuous, passionate adolescence during the Lebanese civil war, unlocking mysteries of a hidden past.  

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