Edit Storyline A Lebanese boy gets separated from his family during the civil war and ends up in Sweden. There was nothing Islamic about this movie other than the fact that Lebanon is a Muslim country and in some way or the other, people refer to God. Previous Time spent in the Library. Headmaster Lebanon Abdallah Jabbour Zozo was loosely inspired by the youthful experiences of Josef Fares, who himself emigrated to Sweden when he was ten. You must log in or register to reply here.
Critics Review the 91st Academy Awards Telecast. The film shows that there is humor, that there is a voice of hope, and that there are pleasures in even the little wonders of life. Home Latest activity Get Personal. Daisy Maduro Super Reviewer. Zozo is a Swedish-Lebanese drama film which was released to cinemas in Sweden on 2 September User Reviews Great film 21 April by nathan-mikhael — See all my reviews.
Fares, is amazingly talented when it comes to telling a story and he does this with excellent music and cinematography that compliments every scene and makes it stand out from the rest.
He lives his normal life, goes to school, and hangs out with friends and talks about what kids his age talk about all over the world. Starring Imad Creidias as Zozo.
How come none of these films come out in the USA??
Discussions New posts Search forums. The film tells the story of young Zozo, who lives in Beirut at the time of the Lebanese civil war.
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He even decided to cast his own relatives in this movie: It was truly inspiring in terms of the story line and at the same time made me emotional seeing the plight of a boy who is too young to be going through the horrors of war.
But what is so enlightening is how these trials and hardships from childhood prepare Zozo to face and conquer anything and everything that comes along his way. Please enter your email address and we will email you a new password. Culturally speaking, the movie talks about the average Lebanese family trying to live life the best they can in a country marred by bloodshed and grief. Zozo is a Swedish-Lebanese film about a Lebanese boy during the civil war, who gets separated from his family and ends up in Sweden living with his grandparents.
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However, Zozo feels like a fish out of water in his unfamiliar surroundings, and the increasingly eccentric behavior of his grandparents does nothing to make him feel more comfortable in this strange land. Written and directed by Swedish-Lebanese director Josef Fares, the story was mostly inspired by his real life immigration to Sweden during the war. We want to hear what you have to say but need to verify your account.
I strongly applaud director Josef Fares and I look forward to watching more of his films. Zozo is also polyglossic: The movie deals with the agony of a young Lebanese boy who witnesses the death of his family and is when he is finally sent to live in Sweden with his grandparents, finds himself out-casted in a foreign society.
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There is tragedy but there is hope, there is light at the end of the tunnel. After the huge succes of Bosta in the lebanese cinemas, zoozo the Cesar of Hany Tomba, another film will hit the screens shortely 30 of mars in Lebanon it’s named Zozo.
Daisy Maduro Super Reviewer.
Zozo was loosely inspired by the youthful experiences of Josef Fares, who himself emigrated to Sweden when he was ten. You must log in or register to reply here.
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Zozo tells the story of a Lebanese boy Imad Creididuring moive civil warwho gets separated from his family and ends up in Sweden. Panta Oz Super Reviewer. From the technical side, the cinematography and use of visual effects were very well done again, inviting the audience into the world of the film.
Yasmine Awad as Grandmother.