The River


A man and a woman are about to leave a restaurant situated in the heart of the Lebanese mountains. They are surprised by fighter planes screaming past at low altitude. In the distance, war seems to be breaking out once more. Losing sight of the woman, the man starts looking for her. 

Screenplay: Ghassan Salhab

Cinematography: Bassem Fayad

Editing: Michele Tyan

Cast: Ali Suliman, Yumna Marwan

Producer: Tania El Khoury


Ghassan Salhab

Born in Dakar, Senegal. In addition to making his own films, he collaborates on various scenarios and teaches film in Lebanon. He has directed eight feature films. He has also published different texts and articles in various magazines and two books.

MENA Premiere

Lebanon, France, Germany

Fiction, 2021, Color, 100 min

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Ghassan Salhab