About

A mother's last wishes send twins Jeanne and Simon on a journey to Middle East in search of their tangled roots. Adapted from Wajdi Mouawad's acclaimed play, Incendies tells the powerful and moving tale of two young adults' voyage to the core of deep-rooted hatred, never-ending wars and enduring love.

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Directed by

Denis Villeneuve

Written by

Wajdi Mouawad (Writer)
Denis Villeneuve (Writer)

Runtime

130 minutes

Country

France, Canada

Language

French

Tagline

The search began at the opening of their mother's will.

Cast

Keywords

muslim prison twins rape massacre swimming pool orphanage middle east son militia will political assassination checkpoint interpreter

Photos

Lists

#127 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#555 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Language Film of the Year