Beirut, la vie en rose

We follow the lives of four members of the Lebanese Christian elite. In one of the world´s most politically unstable countries, they are a symbol of the former “Switzerland of the Middle East” – the last representatives of a golden age they are reluctant to give up.

They have overcome their fears for the future and live life to the fullest, as if nothing had changed. They live in a bittersweet oasis, a mix of an intense social life with the extravagance of bygone times. Through an elegant mise-en-scène, we witness the end of an era and a way of life whose days are numbered.


  • Year: 2019
  • Duration: 73 & 52 mins
  • Production: Batabat, Sabir Studio
  • Director: Èric Motjer
  • Available Versions: ENG, ESP
  • Country of production: Spain



  • Docs Barcelona 2019 (Spain), Red Sea International Film Festival 2020 (Saudi Arabia),), Arab World Film Festival 2020 online (Brazil), Middle East Now Festival 2020 (Italy), Maui Film Festival 2020 (Hawaï, USA), Arab Film Days 2021 (Norway).

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