Beirut Hotel

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Beirut Hotel
Beirut Hotel - poster.jpg
Poster used in Locarno Film Festival
Directed by Danielle Arbid
Written by
Starring
Cinematography Pierric Gantelmi d'Ille
Release date
Running time
99 minutes
Country Lebanon
Language
  • Arabic
  • French
  • English

Beirut Hotel (Arabic: بيروت بالليل Beirut bel layl‎‎, French: Beyrouth Hôtel) the third long feature film by Lebanese director Danielle Arbid, is a 2011 Lebanese film. The film premiered during the 2011 Locarno International Film Festival.[1]

Plot[edit]

One evening, a married young singer Zoha meets the French lawyer Mathieu in a night club in Beirut. Mathieu will become suspected of spying, while Zoha is trying to flee from her husband. Despite these problems, the two will witness a love story for few days mixed with violence and fear.

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Controversy[edit]

The movie was banned from viewing in Lebanon due to mentioning the Hariri assassination in the plot.[2]

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