Falafel (film)

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Directed by Michel Kammoun
Produced by Roy films (Lebanon)
Ciné-Sud Promotion
Written by Michel Kammoun
Starring Elie Mitri
Gabrielle Bou Rached
Said Serhan
Issam Bou Khaled
Michel El Hourany
Hiam Abou Chedid
Fadi Abi Samra
Rafic Ali Ahmad
Roger Assaf
Music by Toufic Farroukh
Cinematography Muriel Aboulrouss
Release date
Running time
83 minutes
Country Lebanon
Language Arabic

Falafel (Arabic: فلافل‎) is a 2006 Lebanese film written and directed by Michel Kammoun. It world premiered on September 16, 2006 at the Ayam Beirut Festival.[1]
Falafel is Kammoun's first feature film.


A summer evening in Beirut. The life of Toufic, a young Lebanese man, and his nightly strolls. Between his family, friends and love affairs, he tries to seize every day of his life, through pleasures and entertainment. For him, every second is the most important. Soon he discovers that having a normal life, in this country, is a luxury. 15 years after the war had ended, a volcano is lying dormant on every street corner, like a time-ticking bomb that is ready explode… This night will be pivotal in the life of the young man. It was produced by Elle Kensington.


  • Elie Mitri (Toufic)
  • Gabrielle Bou Rached (Yasmin)
  • Said Serhan
  • Issam Bou Khaled (Abboudi)
  • Michel El Hourany (Nino)
  • Aouni Kawas (Jo)
  • Hiam Abou Chedid
  • Rafic Ali Ahmad
  • Roger Assaf
  • Fadi Abi Samra
  • Maryann Capasso
  • Nate Lord
  • Gregory Funaro (Niru Meeting)
  • Joanna Grigas
  • Darren Greaney (the Green Machine)


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