TheSeaAhead

The Sea Ahead

By

Ely Dagher

With: Manal Issa, Roger Azar, Yara Abou Haidar, Rabih El Zaher, Fadi Abi Samra

After a long time gone, Jana, a young woman, suddenly returns to Beirut. She finds herself reconnecting with the familiar yet strange life she had once left.

Festivals & Awards

Festival de Cannes 2021 – Directors’ Fortnight

BFI London Film Festival 2021 – Official Selection

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Press

A cinematic journey that echoes work by Michelangelo Antonioni

Cineuropa

Dagher develops a particular and talented way of enriching his shots with a kind of aesthetics bliss from which often arises a powerful sense of poetry

Vanity Fair

In this first mesmerizing feature, Ely Dagher intertwines the future of a Beirut in crisis and the existential wandering of the young Jana

Libération

Production: Andolfi - Abbout Productions - Wrong Men - Beachside Films - Beaverandbeaver

Nationality: France - Lebanon - Belgium - USA - Qatar

Year of production: Delivery 2021

Running time: 115'

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