THE KISS

Published in Filmography
  • BASH film: 21
  • Director: Bashar Shbib
  • Year, Country, Medium: 1998, Canada, Color, 35mm
  • Duration, (Format): 77:18 minutes (NTSC)
  • Genre: Fiction, Drama

Bill Gabriel Young (Bashar Shbib), a B-filmmaker with a past, discovers he has some kind of blood cancer. He sets out to do his last film and throughout the making of, tells his three children Tanya, Laila and Amir (Maïa Nadon-Chbib, Camille Fortin-Chbib and Tadzeo Horner-Chbib), how he knew, by some kind of intuitive feeling, that he was going to die of this cancer. Before his departure, he tells them about their world, about conflicts and people’s irreconcilable differences, and about love, through the voyage of a kiss, which  is what ultimately brings them and life together.

Cast & Crew

STARRING : BASHAR SHBIB, MAÏA NADON-CHBIB, GABOR ZSIGOVICS, ROSS PARTRIDGE, BOBO VIAN, TONIA LYNN, ALEXANDRA WOODWARD, SUSAN EYTON JONES, MARK HOUGHTON, IONA BRIDLE
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER : PIERRE LATOUR
ASSOCIATE PRODUCER : ANDREW MAKAREWICZ
CAMERA/D. O. P./PHOTOGRAPHY : KARINE ZERBÉ
ASSISTANT CAMERA : GEOFF DEADMAN, STEPHEN DE OLIVEIRA
ART DIRECTOR : CLAUDINE REBBOH
MUSIC : TITI REBO, IVAN ZAVADA
COSTUMES : ZYX PRODUCTIONS
EDITOR : ROB SWARTZ, ROBERT YATES
SCREENPLAY : THÉRÈSE BRODEUR, BASHAR SHBIB


THIS FILM IS PRODUCED WITH
THE FINANCIAL PARTICIPATION OF:

SOCIÉTÉ DE DÉVELOPPEMENT DES ENTREPRISES CULTURELLES (SODEC)
GOUVERNEMENT DU QUÉBEC (Programme du Crédit d'Impôt)
GOVERNMENT OF CANADA (Tax Credit Program)

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