Still from Incendies

Friday, 02 December 2016: Incendies

Friday, 02 December 2016, 20:00

Venue: (see Locations and Tickets for further details)

Programme category: Forest Row Film Society

Director: Denis Villeneuve, Canada 2010, 139 mins, 15

“Villenueve has an affectingly realistic directorial style, and Lubna Azabal delivers an extraordinarily powerful performance as the mother.” Telegraph

A mother’s last wishes send twins Jeanne and Simon to the Middle East in search of their tangled roots. Discovering that their absentee father is still very much alive and that they have a brother they have never met, the pair try to uncover the truth about their mysterious past.

Further reading

  1. Empire
  2. Telegraph
  3. Roger Ebert
  4. New York Times
  5. Toronto Star
  6. Independent
  7. Sight and Sound [includes spoiler]
  8. Slant magazine