Franco-Lebanese film “LE VOYAGEUR” world premiere at PÖFF

Nov 19 2016 / Nov 19 2016

PÖFF will have the great honour to play host to the Franco-lebanese film “Le Voyageur” (“The Traveller”) world premiere, 19 November. This film directed by Hadi Ghandour is part of PÖFF festival’s official competition. HURRY...19 November screening is already sold out. Try your luck with 22 and 24 November. (book now) Le Voyageur “Le voyageur” is a social comedy film, telling the beautiful story about what has long united Lebanon and France, things like family, identity and love, all values shared by both countries.   So let’s dive into Adnan’s life, a travel agent from a small lebanese village. Surely enough he is able to describe in details all destinations he sells to clients, while dreaming of faraway adventures, but he has never set foot outside his native country.  His whole life is about to change the day he replaces his boss on a 5 day-business trip to Paris. His wife secretly dreads what he might discover there… Trailer :
Adnan’s journey is a modern kind of odyssey. It tells us the story of a man torn between his attachment to his roots and his irresistible yearning for adventure… “Le Voyageur” is Hadi Ghandour’s first film. The Lebano-belgian director now based in Paris, first attracted attention in the US with his high quality-documentaries, including the acclaimed “Love After Sunrise”. To know more about this film’s screening, check http://2016.poff.ee/eng/films/
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