In the Battlefields

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In the battlefields - معارك حب
Poster used in Cannes 2004
Directed by Danielle Arbid
Produced by Christian Baute
Jaques-Henri Bronckart
Elie Khalifé
Sabine Sidawi-Hamdan
Jérôme Vidal
Written by Danielle Arbid
Starring Marianne Feghali
Rawia El Chab
Laudi Arbid
Aouni Kawass
Carmen Leboss
Music by Boney M, Blondie, Azar Habib, The Buzzcocks
Cinematography Hélène Louvard
Release date
December 29, 2004 (France)
June 29, 2005 (Belgium)
Running time
90 minutes
Country Lebanon
Language Arabic

In the Battlefields (French : Sur les champs de bataille) (Arabic: معارك حب‎‎ maarek hob) is a 2004 Lebanese film by director Danielle Arbid. The film premiered on May 16 during the 2004 Cannes Film Festival, in the Directors' Fortnight section where the film ran for the Caméra d'Or during the 2004 Cannes Film Festival.[1] It is the first feature film by Danielle Arbid.


It's 1983, during the Lebanese civil war. Lina, a twelve-year-old girl, is a close friend with her eighteen-year-old aunt's maid Siham. She tries to defend her friend without getting any kind of attention from her or from her family.

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The director Danielle Arbid made a brief appearance in the movie as the neighbor's friend.


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