Maroun Baghdadi

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Maroun Baghdadi (Arabic: مارون بغدادي; January 21, 1950 - December 11, 1993) was a Lebanese film maker whose films depicted Lebanon's civil war. He won a Jury Prize at the 1991 Cannes International Film Festival for "Out of Life." Baghdadi left Lebanon during the war to live in France where he became a French citizen. He died in Lebanon at the age of 43 after falling in an elevator shaft when the doors opened prematurely.

Filmography[edit]

  • La fille de l'air (1992)
  • Hors la vie (1991)
  • Mistress of Suspense (1990)
  • Les jupons de la révolution (1989)
  • Médecins des hommes (1988)
  • The Land of Honey and Incense (1987)
  • L'homme voilé (1987)
  • Beyrouth 83 (1983)
  • Harb Aala el Harb (1983)
  • Les petites guerres (1982)
  • The Procession (1980)
  • Whispers (1980)
  • The Martyr (1979)
  • The Story of a Village and a War (1979)
  • We Are All for the Fatherland (1979)
  • Hanine ou Hamassat (1979)
  • Ninety (1978)
  • The Most Beautiful of All Mothers (1978)
  • Greetings to Kamal Jumblat (1977)
  • Kafarkala (1976)
  • The Majority Is Standing Strong (1976)
  • The South Is Fine, How About You (1976)
  • Beirut Oh Beirut (1976)

Awards[edit]

  • Jury Prize, Cannes Film Festival for Hors La Vie, 1991
  • Jury Honor Prize, International Leipzig Festival Documentary and Animated Film for Koullouna Lil Watan, 1979

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