Costa Brava (2021)

106 min - Fiction
Synopsis:

The free-spirited Badri family have escaped the toxic pollution of Beirut by seeking refuge in the utopic mountain home they have built. But unexpectedly, a garbage landfill is built right outside their fence, bringing the trash and corruption of a whole country to their doorstep. As the trash rises, so do tensions between leaving or resisting, threatening their idyllic home and family unity.

Director: Mounia Akl
Writer: Mounia Akl
Country: Lebanon, France, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Qatar
Production: Abbout Productions (Myriam Sassine, Georges Schoucair), Barentsfilm, Boo Pictures, Cinéma Defacto, Fox in the Snow Films, Gaïjïn, Lastor Media, Snowglobe, Participant

Funds:

New Century Production award ($10,000), 4 TFL Co-Production Award and Grant, the Doha Film Institute Fall Grant 2018, the CNC Development Award at the 71st Cannes Film Festival and selected for the Sundance Screenwriters and Directors Labs where the director received RT Features Fellowship.