In the highly-acclaimed suspense thriller Incendies, a mother's dying wish creates a painful puzzle her children are forced to solve. At the reading of their mother's will, twins Jeanne and Simon are given instructions to locate the father they believed was dead and the brother neither knew existed. They travel to the Middle East, to piece together the story of the woman who brought them into the world only to make a shocking discovery.
Maxim Gaudette,Melissa Desormeaux-Poulin,Lubna Azabal,Remy Girard
When notary Lebel sits down with Jeanne and Simon Marwan to read them their mother Nowal's will, the twins are stunned to receive a pair of enveliopes - one for the father they thought was dead and another for a borther they didn't know existed.
An adaptiation of Wajdi Mouawad's hit play, Incendies, is a deeply moving coming-of-age story that brings the horros of war to a starkly personal level, delivering a powerful and poetic testament to the indelible scars of the cycle of violence, and the uncanny power of the will to survive.