Incendies

Foreign film, drama – French (2010).

In this noir drama twins, Jeanne and Simon arrive at the attorney’s office for the reading of their mother’s will. Their quest is to deliver two letters, one to a brother they never knew and one to their father they thought was dead. In their travels to the Middle East they discover hidden family secrets. Flashbacks to the Lebanese civil war in the 1970’s are intense giving the viewer an insight into the mother’s character. A shocking ending will have you mesmerized. Add in a couple of bags of red licorice and add butter to the popcorn.