The strange drowning of a young man at Beirut’ seaside sparks a mob funeral and causes his friends, who hail from different communities, to grapple with loss and with the struggle to participate in his community’s rites and ceremonies.
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Venice at home Vol.3: Do you think it is fun to watch that unemployed dude in Lebanon refuses to work, goes swimming at sea with friends, drowns and becomes a martyr? This movie is for you. NOT FOR ME.
the emphasis is on the male body, a hymn to the violence of death, the perishable body and eroticism.
Intensity characterised by tableau vivant and decontextualised free-floating bodies. The dialogue and its thematic possess the bodies but it cannot contain them.