Adios Beirut

George Sluizer Short documentary - 1983 - 45 min.

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Documentary about a Palestinian Muslim family and a catholic family, following previous visits in 1974 and 1977. Years of turmoil, terror, uncertainty and longing.

In 1974, George Sluizer and Fred van Kuijk made Land of the Fathers, a film about two Palestinian families and the new diaspora of Palestinians: a Muslim family from the refugee camp and a catholic family living in a downtown apartment. In 1948, the year the State of Israel was established, they fled to Lebanon. In 1977, the filmmakers returned to the two families. Adios Beirut is the account of their third visit, at the end of 1982. Years of turmoil, terror, uncertainty and longing. Shot in Lebanon, Israel, France, Italy and Cuba.

Credits

Director(s) George Sluizer
Producer(s) George Sluizer
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George Sluizer
Dolf Fresen
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Netherlands