From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Film poster
Directed byPhilippe Van Leeuw
Written byPhilippe Van Leeuw
StarringHiam Abbass
Release date
  • 11 February 2017 (2017-02-11) (Berlin)
Running time
85 minutes

Insyriated is a 2017 Belgian drama film directed by Philippe Van Leeuw.[1] It was screened in the Panorama section at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival,[2] where it won the Panoroma Audience Award.[3] At the 8th Magritte Awards, the film won all six awards it was nominated for, tying the Magritte Awards record for most awards won (alongside Mr. Nobody), including Best Film and Best Director for Van Leeuw.[4]



Critical reception[edit]

On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 86% based on 37 reviews, and an average rating of 6.9/10.[5]


Award / Film Festival Category Recipients and nominees Result
Berlin International Film Festival[3] Panoroma Audience Award Won
Lumières Awards[6]
Best French-Language Film Won
Best Actress Hiam Abbass Nominated
Magritte Awards[4] Best Film Won
Best Director Philippe Van Leeuw Won
Best Screenplay Philippe Van Leeuw Won
Best Cinematography Virginie Surdej Won
Best Original Score Jean-Luc Fafchamps Won
Best Sound Paul Heymans and Alek Gosse Won
World Soundtrack Awards Best Original Score Jean-Luc Fafchamps Nominated


  1. ^ Romney, Jonathan (12 February 2017). "'Insyriated': Berlin Review". Screen Daily. Screen International. Retrieved 12 February 2017.
  2. ^ Press Office (25 January 2017). "Panorama 2017 Programme Complete: Powerful European Auteur Cinema / Three Surprising Indie Gems from China and Hong Kong / Brazil Well-Represented with Five Films". Berlinale. Archived from the original on 30 January 2017. Retrieved 26 January 2017.
  3. ^ a b Press Office (18 February 2017). "The Panorama Audience Awards Go to Insyriated and I Am Not Your Negro". Berlinale. Archived from the original on 18 February 2017. Retrieved 18 February 2017.
  4. ^ a b Belga (3 February 2018). "Cérémonie des Magritte: Carton plein pour "Insyriated", élu meilleur film, qui remporte 6 distinctions". La Libre Belgique (in French). Retrieved 4 February 2018.
  5. ^ "In Syria (Insyriated) (2017)". Rotten Tomatoes. Fandango Media. Retrieved 18 June 2018.
  6. ^ Goodfellow, Melanie (12 December 2017). "'BPM (Beats Per Minute)' leads France's Lumière nominations". Screen Daily. Screen International. Retrieved 21 March 2018.

External links[edit]