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Lebanese director and writer, Vatche Boulghourjian's 'Tramontane' is his first directorial feature which he also wrote.
Both Tramontane and Mawlana are compelling films with a universal appeal and deserve to be seen by a wider audience," said Abdulhamid Juma, chairman of Diff, in a press release.
"Tramontane" provoked a lot of excitement in Lebanon last year when it was announced the film had been selected to premiere during Cannes' Semaine de la Critique.
Yet from this disorder, a natural order emerges, as the Gascons ("Je perds la tramontane") and the Swiss ("Je voudrais etre dehors") absent themselves from the confusion, as do the outraged bourgeois: "Allons, ma mie/ Suivez mes pas/ Je vous en prie/ Et ne me quittez pas/ On fait de nous trop peu de cas"(127).
The paradigm of humanity that Goethe pursued in Italy, Byron located in the Levant, since as he notes in shorthand of Don Juan and Haidee locked in an embrace, 'they form a group that's quite antique / Half naked, loving, natural, and Greek'.(33) On the premiss that distance (and time in this context is often caught up mythically in space) swallows all but essential traits, writers found in the tramontane a way of cutting through parochial manners, and of brushing aside the delicacy skirting issues such as male aggression or the sexual desires of women.
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The documentary film section will include "Business As Usual" by Alex Bastra and Lebanese film "Tramontane," which previously participated in the "Muhr Al Taweel" competition in Dubai after its world premiere during the Critics' Week season at the Cannes Film Festival.
Following its premiere in Critics' Week at the CannesFilm Festival critically acclaimed director Vatche Boulghourjian brings his Lebanese drama Tramontane, starring Barakat Jabbour, Julia Kassar and supported by Enjaaz from Dubai Film Market.
The main wind regime into the Gulf of Lion is associated with the tramontane and mistral strong northwesterly winds that blow through the Garonne and Rhone valleys driven by large-scale pressure patterns.
And with such a small domestic market that even the most successful theatrical releases have difficulty breaking even ( see finance story ), securing distribution in France, for instance -- a country with a long history of co-producing with Lebanese cinema -- is on the minds of local independent production houses such as Abbout Productions, which was one of the producers of Tramontane, the feature film that competed in Cannes as part of the International Critics' Week, more commonly known as La Semaine de la Critique.
Summary: The winners of Cannes' Semaine de la Critique competition were awarded Friday evening, with "Tramontane," the feature film debut of Lebanon's Vatche Boulghourjian coming away with an unexpected honor
Tramontane (Lebanon, France, UAE, Qatar) by Vatche Boulghourjian and Diamond Island (Cambodia, France, Germany, Qatar) by Davy Chou.