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Room for a Man

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Room for a Man

The first thing Anthony Chidiac says about himself is that life scares him, and he is paralyzed by fear. He lives with his mother, a French teacher, in Beirut, and rarely leaves the house. Being gay in Lebanon, his home is a refuge, but in some respects also a prison.  

In carefully composed shots of his immediate surroundings, reflections on moments in his life, conversations with the Syrian builders who are renovating his house, and a trip with his father to Argentina, Chidiac constructs an intriguing self-portrait. 

#ifyoulove: intimate autobiographies 


 

Director: Anthony Chidiac
Country: Lebanon
Year: 2017
Duration: 77 min
Genre: Documentary
Language: Arabic, French, Spanish
Subtitles: English