Very Big Shot  [2015]
Film Kteer Kbeer
DirectorMir-Jean Bou Chaaya
CastWissam Fares, Fouad, Marcel Ghanem, Georges Hayeck, Alexandra Kahwaji, Alain Saadeh, Fadi Abi Samra, Tarek Yaacoub, Fouad Yammine
Looking to go straight, three coke-smuggling brothers are coerced by their crooked boss into a very dangerous last score, in this boldly comic first feature from Lebanon’s Mir-Jean Bou Chaaya.
Intending to smuggle the amphetamine Captagon to Iraqi Kurdistan, a small-time Lebanese drug dealer discovers that a way to foil customs, with the help of a talentless filmmaker. Posing as a film producer, he has no qualms manipulating public opinion to his advantage.
Featuring vivid performances from its cast of relative newcomers, Very Big Shot is an impressive feature debut for Lebanese writer-director Mir-Jean Bou Chaaya, who adapted it from his award-winning short Filmmakers. Sordid, fast-paced, and laced with lucid social commentary, this dark comedy marks a bold departure from the familiar paths of Lebanese cinema.
2015 Screening Schedule
“VERY BIG SHOT” (2015 feature film directed by Mir-Jean Bou Chaaya)
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Runtime1:47 (107min)
CountryLebanon, Qatar
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