Martyr [videorecording] = Shahīd / Breaking Glass Pictures and La Biennale di Venezia present an Artrip production ; produced by Diala Kachmar ; written and directed by Mazen Khaled.

Contributor(s): Khaled, Mazen | Kachmar, Diala | Abboud, Carole | Mekdad, Hamza | Fahs, Mostafa | Ayash, Hady Bou | Artrip (Firm) | Breaking Glass Pictures (Firm) | Biennale di VeneziaMaterial type: FilmFilmLanguage: Arabic Original language: Arabic Subtitle language: English Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Breaking Glass Pictures, c2018Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 84 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 inOther title: Shahīd [videorecording] [Parallel title]Subject(s): Young gay men -- Lebanon -- Beirut -- Drama | Beirut (Lebanon) -- DramaGenre/Form: Feature films. | Fiction films. | Foreign films -- Lebanon.DDC classification: 791.43/72 LOC classification: PN1997.2 | .M37 2018Cast: Carole Abboud, Hamza Mekdad, Mostafa Fahs, Hady Bou Ayash, Rashad Nasereddine, Rabih el Zaher, Yara Abou Haidar, Mohammad Akil, Hussein Sabbah.Summary: For Hassane, a young man from an impoverished neighborhood, life has stopped making sense. All he has left is a close group of friends, brought together by a shared sense of marginalization and hopelessness. Hassane's strange sudden drowning at Beirut's rocky shore strips apart the bond of youth and friendship, forcing his friends to grapple with loss and powerlessness, and with the cold heavy truth of their friend's dead body.
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Originally released as a motion picture in 2017.

Bonus feature: director's short film "A very dangerous man."

Carole Abboud, Hamza Mekdad, Mostafa Fahs, Hady Bou Ayash, Rashad Nasereddine, Rabih el Zaher, Yara Abou Haidar, Mohammad Akil, Hussein Sabbah.

For Hassane, a young man from an impoverished neighborhood, life has stopped making sense. All he has left is a close group of friends, brought together by a shared sense of marginalization and hopelessness. Hassane's strange sudden drowning at Beirut's rocky shore strips apart the bond of youth and friendship, forcing his friends to grapple with loss and powerlessness, and with the cold heavy truth of their friend's dead body.

MPAA rating: Not rated.

DVD, region 1, NTSC, wide screen (1.78:1) ; Dolby digital 5.1.

In Arabic with English subtitles.

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