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Maarek hob

Director : Danielle Arbid
Production year : 2003
Nationality : France
Other country (ies) : Belgium, Germany, France, Lebanon

Beirut, 1983. Lina, a twelve year old girl, doesn’t care about the war. Her secret, rebellious childhood centres around Siham, her aunt´s maid. The little girl takes it upon herself to monitor the eighteen year old ; She supervises Siham´s clandestine dates and defends her interests... However, Lina seems to be as invisible to the maid as she is to her family, in particular her father: a destructive, philandering gambler.; In a precarious wartime daily existence where passion and frustrations overshadow everything, Lina inadvertently reaches into the adult world. Unaware of the existence of good or evil...

Maarek hob
Europa Cinemas Label

Release Dates

Country Release date Local title
France 2004/12/29 Dans les champs de bataille
Lebanon Maarek hob
Europe Maarek hob
Finland Taistelukentillä
Germany Liebeskriege

Circulation of the film in the network until 2022

59 Number of cinemas
10 Number of countries

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