At a private school near Beirut at the time of the launch of Israel’s 1982 invasion of Lebanon, 11-year-old Wissam tries to tell a classmate that he likes her, while his teachers, on different sides of the political divide, feel the mounting pressure as they try to make sure the children are safe.
Drama based on the director’s own childhood experiences.
Lebanon / USA / Qatar / Norway
Writer-director Oualid Mouaness grew up in Liberia and Lebanon and studied screenwriting and directing in the U.S. 1982 is his first feature film.
Sabine El Gemayel