R | | Drama, Mystery, War
Twins journey to the Middle East to discover their family history, and fulfill their mother's last wishes.
"Incendies" is French for conflagrations (or fires), but the film kept its French title in many countries, including the USA. In many countries, the title translates to "Incendies - The Woman who Sings".
One plus one, does it make one? It comes from Tarkovsky's Nostalghia.
Scenes set in Lebanon give away their real location by the cars with Jordanian number plates.
'Mr. Leonard Cohen I need your help, please call me." - Denis Villeneuve
French, Arabic, English
$50,679 (USA) (22 April 2011)
$6,857,096 (USA) (23 September 2011)
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