Also just a good movie, beyond all the technical nonsense. Nadine Labaki, you deserve more than the few minutes of applause the people in the movie theater gave you. I Read some reviews by people getting offended from the somewhat engaged references to religion, well, they are the main target of the movie I will not reveal anything about the storyline so as not to spoil it for you. And here comes one of the most beautiful heart felt scenes I’ve ever seen on screen , when nessim’s mother cries and blame virgin marry for her son’s death. October 29, at 4: Some time later the Imam discovers that some goats have found their way into the mosque, and urges the Muslims not to blame the Christians for what had happened. It is a very Mediterranean thing; perhaps the Italians and Greek can understand this element best.

Just to raise a direct question: Nadine Labaki, you deserve more than the few minutes of applause the people in the movie theater gave you. A group of Lebanese women try to ease religious tensions between Christians and Muslims in their village. For a moment there, I thought this was addressed to me: Notify me of new comments via email. Trivia in the Lebanese theatrical version of the film, the scene where the goats enter the Holy Mosque, the speaker comes off with a squeeky sound, while in the uncut version of the film, the director intended to make the audience hear the sounds of goats. PipAndSqueak 30 June

The movie also features a few highly intelligent songs, written by Tania Saleh. March 27, at 3: The overall basis of the plot is the coexistence of Lebanese Muslims and Christians in one community, sometimes peacefully and other times not. However, the tone of the film remains somber throughout, and the viewer is often reminded of the toll of the conflict on both sides of the religious divide, with glimpses of intermittent sectarian strife. Add the first question. The beautysimplicity and classiness of the those women charactersmakes you love themthinklaugh and cry with them.

But to be perfectly honest, the accolades one ought to give Labaki are not for her acting but for her directing.

Where Do We Go Now? () – IMDb

I wouldn’t be surprised. Dealing with the question of religion in a moovie that suffered from civil war is not an easy task, yet it is done in a subtle way that doesn’t offend anyone. I need to get my hands on a copy of this! Labaki’s message of love, peace, and tolerance Movis took from her work can reach and change many.


W Halla2 La wein also in French: This was deemed offensive by local authorities and therefore Nadine Labaki was forced to change the audio coming from the speaker. I am a big fan of IMDb. Was this review helpful to you? Watching the villagers peaceful ls and love and friendship between the womenmakes you wonder, how one day did they kill one another?!

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This is a beautifully executed story that will get you angry, weun, confused, enlightened and amused as it unfolds before you. They speak the same language, enjoy the same TV shows, they share broadly the same culture, only their religion divides them.

You are commenting using your Facebook account. You deserve a full blown standing ovation. Caught up in a war, split to its very core.

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It was a bit from Mars. In conflict areas, we usually don’t have good intended, perceptive, rationally thinking people not even the womenand the clergy, in real life, they broil the fire of hatred and sectarian violence, not quench it. Nadine Labaki proves she is a talented director with a lot to say. Views Read Edit View history. I will not reveal anything about the storyline so as not to spoil it for you. I too expect to love this movie too.

The charismatic swordsman-poet helps another woo the woman he loves in this straightforward version of the play. We woke up early on Sunday morning to watch it at 9: In a small village in Lebanon, Christians and Muslims live peacefully side by side. Ktir weon, smart, funny, intense, real, emotional, Lebnene w lhelo eno byonhadar marra tenye! Where Do We Go Now brings out things in you that you didn’t even know you had.

Another important topic of this movie is the sein of women and specially mothers.

It is funny, clever, moving and cheeky and illustrates quite clearly that we are all human beings, despite our colour or creed and we should all simply learn, finally to get along!!!


Zera October 31, at 7: While there movi some humorous things here and many of the musical numbers do weih things to a whimsical tone, there were also many touching dramatic things that were also effective to me, if not as much to my mom who didn’t seem as touched. And it is then that the few women of the village start to devise plots to keep the men busy, entertained and get their minds off being violent.

Such a beautiful mind you wei Nadine! Their hands stained with blood in the name of a cross or a crescent.

We see this situation every day in the news, and we know that it doesn’t end as happily as it does in this movie. The storyline on this wonderful small film shot in Lebanon and other locations, is that the women of this part of the middle east are just fed up with the lla death of their sons, brothers and fathers, due to religious sectarianism.

Films directed by Nadine Labaki. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Mona March 27, at You are commenting using your Twitter account. I watched “where do we go now” on Monday at the Stockholm Film Festival. Of men who slept so deep and woke to find new peace. It seems to be shot on location, sets are real enough to make you believe you are there.

Et Maintenant, On Ahlla2 Ou? Nadine Labaki, director of the movie and starring as Amal, is astonishing as always. I wish that, one day, our world will be run by mothers, i think they will act as they did in this village, …. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email.