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The Disappearance of Goya Toni Geitani

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Brimming with sensuality and maturity, The Disappearance of Goya explores Lebanon’s violent past, delving deep into the memories, archives and conversations gathered by a young filmmaker born after the end of the Mountain War of 1983. “Your parents tell you stories, I can tell you a story, and all of them contradict each other”, quips a masked anonymous propaganda photographer. With a very performative and carefully designed mise-en-scene, filmmaker Toni Geitani, crew, friends and lovers, traverse the foggy landscape of conflict and generational responsibility, questioning every so-called truth left behind. Dealing with the past in order to understand his place in the present, Geitani achieves a thought-provoking and very inventive film, a bright new voice in Lebanese filmmaking. (SM)

The Disappearance of Goya

  • Country : Lebanon
  • Year : 2017
  • V.O : Arabic, French
  • Subtitles : English
  • Duration : 56 MIN
  • Cinematography : Marina Tebechrani
  • Editing : Toni Geitani
  • Production : Christine Tohme, Cynthia Choucair
  • Sound Design : Toni Geitani
Filmography of Toni Geitani :

The Leaves Will Bury (2015)

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