Lebanon - Going for a song
Hany Tamba's 2005 short After Shave (Beyrouth Apres-Rasage) marked the Lebanese director out as a major talent. Stunningly shot, witty and poignant, it won the French Cesar for best short film in 2006. Tamba is now editing his first feature, a comedy about a one-hit-wonder French singer (played by Patrick Chesnais), now a hotel receptionist, who is invited by a wealthy businessman to perform at his wife's birthday in Lebanon.
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