Nadine Labaki

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Nadine Labaki tells : “We all live in a world where everyone has a phone and almost all your life is on the phone,” External link

thenational Friday, January 21, 2022 11:05:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki says : “I think this is the case of many women I know, this sort of contradiction between who you are and what you dreamt of being because of social pressure. How you end up self-censoring yourself all the time,” “I think May is one of those people. What you see is not really what you get. There’s a lot of things that are hidden” External link

thenational Friday, January 21, 2022 11:05:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki says : “It was difficult after the blast to do the piece that we did,” “But at the same time it was really felt that we needed to do something to address what was happening. At the same time, it was difficult to tackle it in a delicate way because we’re talking about people’s suffering. It was needed but difficult” External link

thenational Friday, January 21, 2022 11:05:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : “I'm inspired by women, they are everywhere in my work, by their strength, by their beauty also and by their generosity,” External link

thenational Thursday, October 28, 2021 4:01:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki explique : “Au lendemain du 4 août, la justice libanaise nous avait promis un verdict au bout de cinq jours, et nous voilà, plus de trois mois plus tard, à devoir quémander quelque chose d’aussi rédhibitoire que la vérité” External link

courrierinternational Friday, November 20, 2020 10:23:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki stated : “Lebanon has always been functioning without a government. That is the only hope I still have of rebuilding the country,” External link

arabnews Saturday, October 24, 2020 5:43:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "This question has been tormenting us as parents for a while: How are our children perceiving or living the confinement? What goes on in their minds?" External link

albawaba-en Wednesday, July 1, 2020 11:56:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "This question has been tormenting us as parents for a while: How are our children perceiving or living the confinement? What goes on in their minds?," External link

thenational Tuesday, June 23, 2020 6:16:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki told : “He’s a tough kid; he’s seen so much in his life that all this is nothing,” External link

thenational Monday, November 18, 2019 11:36:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : “What's happening is proof of how peacefully we are protesting, when you see people all holding hands and having one heart,” External link

thehindu Monday, October 28, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : “What's happening is proof of how peacefully we are protesting, when you see people all holding hands and having one heart,” External link

Hindu Monday, October 28, 2019 8:29:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "What's happening is proof of how peacefully we are protesting, when you see people all holding hands and having one heart," External link

abc-au Monday, October 28, 2019 3:20:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki disse : "O que está acontecendo é prova do caráter pacífico dos protestos. As pessoas estão segurando as mãos umas das outras" External link

otempo Monday, October 28, 2019 3:13:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki disse : “O que está acontecendo é prova do caráter pacífico dos protestos. As pessoas estão segurando as mãos umas das outras” External link

diarioinduscom Monday, October 28, 2019 2:17:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "What's happening is proof of how peacefully we are protesting, when you see people all holding hands and having one heart," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, October 28, 2019 1:51:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "What's happening is proof of how peacefully we are protesting, when you see people all holding hands and having one heart," External link

theage Monday, October 28, 2019 1:25:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "What's happening is proof of how peacefully we are protesting, when you see people all holding hands and having one heart," External link

watoday Monday, October 28, 2019 1:09:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "What's happening is proof of how peacefully we are protesting, when you see people all holding hands and having one heart," External link

haaretz Sunday, October 27, 2019 10:17:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "What's happening is proof of how peacefully we are protesting, when you see people all holding hands and having one heart," External link

bordermail Sunday, October 27, 2019 9:38:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : “What’s happening is proof of how peacefully we are protesting, when you see people all holding hands and having one heart,” External link

nrttv Sunday, October 27, 2019 9:06:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "What's happening is proof of how peacefully we are protesting, when you see people all holding hands and having one heart," External link

RTERadio Sunday, October 27, 2019 8:33:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "What's happening is proof of how peacefully we are protesting, when you see people all holding hands and having one heart," External link

RTERadio Sunday, October 27, 2019 7:33:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "What's happening is proof of how peacefully we are protesting, when you see people all holding hands and having one heart," External link

wsau Sunday, October 27, 2019 7:24:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki tells : “It’s crazy! I can’t believe it! I really can’t. Why there? It’s all very new, so I still don’t know what it means exactly, but we’re soon going to find out,” External link

arabnews Friday, May 24, 2019 2:11:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki says : “There’s been rumors going on for the past two to three days, and it’s like, ‘What?’ I still can’t believe it. It’s living proof that an Arab film with no actors can actually be a box office hit — can actually return money, make money for investors. You know how much we’re struggling in the Arab world to make films, find money, find funding, find investment. Especially for a Lebanese film,” External link

arabnews Friday, May 24, 2019 2:11:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki says : “Maybe it’s because there’s more than a billion people in China, but even the distributor is saying it’s working like any big blockbuster movie,” External link

arabnews Friday, May 24, 2019 2:11:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki says : “The film ends on his smile, and in a way there’s (now) a continuation of real life in that story. This is really happening, it’s not made up,” External link

arabnews Friday, May 24, 2019 2:11:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki says : “I feel like I’m their baby, in a way. With a baby you start watching their first steps, see them grow, protect them, push them… They’ve accompanied me in this journey, and recognized and encouraged me. It’s great — I really love this festival. I think it’s the best festival in the world. I like the integrity they have towards cinema. You feel that watching a film in Cannes, you know that you’re not going to watch just anything — there’s something in there for you to learn from, to be surprised by, to be in awe of. There’s always something about films that are shown in Cannes,” External link

arabnews Friday, May 24, 2019 2:11:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki says : "We can't continue hiding and living as if nothing is happening. I did this film because I want things to change" External link

JakartaPost Sunday, April 21, 2019 5:42:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki says : "He (Rafeea) is in a way trying to survive on the street every day. So this made him a very strong and wise character, although physically smaller than his age because of malnutrition," External link

JakartaPost Sunday, April 21, 2019 5:42:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki added : “Today, I am the president of the Un Certain Regard Jury, which just goes to show that sometimes life can be even better than your dreams. I can’t wait to see the films in the selection. I can’t wait to debate and discuss, to be shaken up, to find inspiration in other artists’ work,” External link

dailynewsegypt Saturday, March 30, 2019 4:13:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "I remember back when I used to come to Cannes as a film student, I was so excited to experience the world's most prestigious festival," "Back then, it seemed so out of reach to me. I remember getting up early in the morning and the endless queues to get a ticket. It seems like yesterday, but it was 15 years ago that I filled in the Festival de Cannes' Cinefondation (film and short film section) registration form, my heart full of hope and my hand shaking" External link

business-standard Tuesday, March 26, 2019 8:26:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki told : “I can’t wait to debate and discuss, to be shaken up, to find inspiration in other artists’ work,” External link

egyptindependent Tuesday, March 26, 2019 6:46:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "None of it was make-believe," External link

wsau Thursday, February 28, 2019 10:08:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki disse : “O debate já está sobre a mesa, e era meu objetivo criar esse impacto, abrir o debate” External link

istoe Saturday, February 23, 2019 5:00:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki disse : "O debate já está sobre a mesa, e era meu objetivo criar esse impacto, abrir o debate" External link

clicrbs Saturday, February 23, 2019 4:45:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki diz : "Não sei porque isso tudo aconteceu, talvez porque o roteiro era inspirado na realidade que tinha que acontecer" External link

clicrbs Saturday, February 23, 2019 4:45:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki diz : "Em cada cena, em cada tomada, ele é muito verdadeiro. Fora do vídeo, quando estamos falando das cenas, a forma como ele fala sobre elas, a forma como ele me diz o que viu e como ele quer que elas estejam no filme, você percebe que ele está colaborando no processo" External link

bbc-portuguese-brasil Friday, February 22, 2019 11:15:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki told : “From the moment I saw Zain, I felt there was something bigger than us that was pushing us to make this film,” External link

msn-uk Friday, February 22, 2019 3:27:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : “When I saw Zain, it was very obvious to me that he was going to be our hero,” “There is something in his eyes that is very sad. He also knows what we are talking about [in the film], and it shows in his eyes” External link

unhcr-org Friday, February 22, 2019 12:45:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "None of it was make-believe," External link

JakartaPost Thursday, February 21, 2019 3:36:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "None of it was make-believe," External link

trust Wednesday, February 20, 2019 5:55:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "None of it was make-believe," External link

wsau Wednesday, February 20, 2019 4:50:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki told : “So the conversation is starting now and that was my aim, to create this shock, and to create this debate,” External link

arabnews Monday, February 18, 2019 1:19:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : “Maybe it’s going to have a big influence and maybe it won’t, but we have to try,” External link

arabnews Monday, February 18, 2019 1:19:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : “I don’t know why those things kept happening, maybe because the script was inspired by so much reality that it was actually bound to happen,” External link

arabnews Monday, February 18, 2019 1:19:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : “It’s really very hurtful to hear words like ‘poverty porn’ or ‘emotional manipulation’,” “Especially when there’s no big make believe in the film, everything that is in the film is a reality” External link

arabnews Monday, February 18, 2019 1:19:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : “People come to me in tears, people say ‘You changed me forever’, ‘I’m not looking at the child I see under the bridge every day in the same way’, ‘I want to do something about it’, ‘How can we help?’,” External link

arabnews Monday, February 18, 2019 1:19:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki explique : "Je ne sais pas pourquoi tout ça continue d'arriver, peut-être parce que le script a été tellement inspiré par la réalité, que ça devait arriver" External link

LePoint Monday, February 18, 2019 1:04:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki explique : "Je ne sais pas pourquoi tout ça continue d'arriver, peut-être parce que le script a été tellement inspiré par la réalité, que ça devait arriver" External link

la-croix Monday, February 18, 2019 12:34:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki explique : "Je ne sais pas pourquoi tout ça continue d'arriver, peut-être parce que le script a été tellement inspiré par la réalité, que ça devait arriver" External link

challenges Monday, February 18, 2019 12:26:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki told : "So the conversation is starting now and that was my aim, to create this shock, and to create this debate," External link

yahoo-au Monday, February 18, 2019 8:14:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "Maybe it's going to have a big influence and maybe it won't, but we have to try," External link

yahoo-au Monday, February 18, 2019 8:14:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "I don't know why those things kept happening, maybe because the script was inspired by so much reality that it was actually bound to happen," External link

yahoo-au Monday, February 18, 2019 8:14:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "It's really very hurtful to hear words like 'poverty porn' or 'emotional manipulation'," "Especially when there's no big make believe in the film, everything that is in the film is a reality" External link

yahoo-au Monday, February 18, 2019 8:14:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "People come to me in tears, people say 'You changed me forever', 'I'm not looking at the child I see under the bridge every day in the same way', 'I want to do something about it', 'How can we help?'," External link

yahoo-au Monday, February 18, 2019 8:14:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki told : "So the conversation is starting now and that was my aim, to create this shock, and to create this debate," External link

afp-en Monday, February 18, 2019 7:45:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "Maybe it's going to have a big influence and maybe it won't, but we have to try," External link

afp-en Monday, February 18, 2019 7:45:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "I don't know why those things kept happening, maybe because the script was inspired by so much reality that it was actually bound to happen," External link

afp-en Monday, February 18, 2019 7:45:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "It's really very hurtful to hear words like 'poverty porn' or 'emotional manipulation'," "Especially when there's no big make believe in the film, everything that is in the film is a reality" External link

afp-en Monday, February 18, 2019 7:45:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "People come to me in tears, people say 'You changed me forever', 'I'm not looking at the child I see under the bridge every day in the same way', 'I want to do something about it', 'How can we help?'," External link

afp-en Monday, February 18, 2019 7:45:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki déclaré : «Un enfant voit les choses beaucoup plus clairement» External link

unmultimedia-fr Friday, February 15, 2019 5:21:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "Well we didn’t win but we won this!" External link

thenational Wednesday, February 13, 2019 9:21:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki wrote ( about Oscar Nominees ) : "Lebanese, Syrian and Egyptian nominees at the #Oscar luncheon!" External link

thenational Wednesday, February 6, 2019 9:27:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki souligne : "J'ai appris au Liban, un pays où il n'y a pas de réalisateur-référence" External link

libe Friday, January 25, 2019 9:15:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki told : "I hope I will be representing women filmmakers the best way possible," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Friday, January 25, 2019 1:36:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "And their story is very painful," "They had a hard struggle in their lives sometimes to even prove they exist. All of a sudden, they exist- not only in a film but they exist on such a big level. And with such a huge exposure and their voice is resonating so much louder because of that exposure they are getting" External link

thepeninsulaqatar Friday, January 25, 2019 1:36:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki told : “I hope I will be representing women filmmakers the best way possible,” External link

timesofisrael Thursday, January 24, 2019 10:14:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : “And their story is very painful,” “They had a hard struggle in their lives sometimes to even prove they exist. All of a sudden, they exist — not only in a film but they exist on such a big level. And with such a huge exposure and their voice is resonating so much louder because of that exposure they are getting” External link

timesofisrael Thursday, January 24, 2019 10:14:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki told : “I hope I will be representing women filmmakers the best way possible,” External link

680news Thursday, January 24, 2019 8:05:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : “And their story is very painful,” “They had a hard struggle in their lives sometimes to even prove they exist. All of a sudden, they exist— not only in a film but they exist on such a big level. And with such a huge exposure and their voice is resonating so much louder because of that exposure they are getting” External link

680news Thursday, January 24, 2019 8:05:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki told : “I hope I will be representing women filmmakers the best way possible,” External link

therepublic Thursday, January 24, 2019 7:28:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : “And their story is very painful,” “They had a hard struggle in their lives sometimes to even prove they exist. All of a sudden, they exist— not only in a film but they exist on such a big level. And with such a huge exposure and their voice is resonating so much louder because of that exposure they are getting” External link

therepublic Thursday, January 24, 2019 7:28:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki told : “I hope I will be representing women filmmakers the best way possible,” External link

tribtown Thursday, January 24, 2019 7:15:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : “And their story is very painful,” “They had a hard struggle in their lives sometimes to even prove they exist. All of a sudden, they exist— not only in a film but they exist on such a big level. And with such a huge exposure and their voice is resonating so much louder because of that exposure they are getting” External link

tribtown Thursday, January 24, 2019 7:15:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki told : “I hope I will be representing women filmmakers the best way possible,” External link

ChinaPost Thursday, January 24, 2019 7:13:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : “And their story is very painful,” “They had a hard struggle in their lives sometimes to even prove they exist. All of a sudden, they exist— not only in a film but they exist on such a big level. And with such a huge exposure and their voice is resonating so much louder because of that exposure they are getting” External link

ChinaPost Thursday, January 24, 2019 7:13:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki told : “I hope I will be representing women filmmakers the best way possible,” External link

dailyjournal Thursday, January 24, 2019 7:11:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : “And their story is very painful,” “They had a hard struggle in their lives sometimes to even prove they exist. All of a sudden, they exist— not only in a film but they exist on such a big level. And with such a huge exposure and their voice is resonating so much louder because of that exposure they are getting” External link

dailyjournal Thursday, January 24, 2019 7:11:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki told : "I hope I will be representing women filmmakers the best way possible," External link

nzherald Thursday, January 24, 2019 6:57:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "And their story is very painful," "They had a hard struggle in their lives sometimes to even prove they exist. All of a sudden, they exist— not only in a film but they exist on such a big level. And with such a huge exposure and their voice is resonating so much louder because of that exposure they are getting" External link

nzherald Thursday, January 24, 2019 6:57:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : “I want to keep talking about my people and my country in my own language,” External link

thenational Thursday, January 24, 2019 7:42:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : “This is definitely very important for Arab cinema, the Lebanese especially,” “It’s like we started our first steps in international cinema” External link

themalaymailonline Wednesday, January 23, 2019 11:14:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : “This is definitely very important for Arab cinema, the Lebanese especially,” “It’s like we started our first steps in international cinema” External link

nrttv Wednesday, January 23, 2019 10:25:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "I'm so happy, we're overwhelmed," "It's national pride, Lebanon doesn't have a real cinema industry in the real sense of the term. With our first nominee last year and this one this year, it's a big step" External link

brownsvilleherald Wednesday, January 23, 2019 5:54:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki says : "In real life, Zain is a Syrian refugee living in Lebanon in very, very difficult conditions, conditions worse than what you see in the film," "The only difference is that he has loving parents, parents who are able to take care of him despite the difficult financial situation they are in. Zain has been confronted by a lot of violence. I know that from the foul language he has – sometimes when he swears, even as an adult, sit is so shocking I want to close my ears – and I know it from the stories he tells me" External link

theage Wednesday, January 23, 2019 4:08:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki says : "In real life, Zain is a Syrian refugee living in Lebanon in very, very difficult conditions, conditions worse than what you see in the film," "The only difference is that he has loving parents, parents who are able to take care of him despite the difficult financial situation they are in. Zain has been confronted by a lot of violence. I know that from the foul language he has – sometimes when he swears, even as an adult, sit is so shocking I want to close my ears – and I know it from the stories he tells me" External link

smh Wednesday, January 23, 2019 3:25:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki disse : “Isso é definitivamente muito importante para o cinema árabe, especialmente para o libanês” “É como se tivéssemos dado nossos primeiros passos para o cinema internacional” External link

extra Wednesday, January 23, 2019 12:16:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "This is definitely very important for Arab cinema, the Lebanese especially," "It's like we started our first steps in international cinema" External link

trust Tuesday, January 22, 2019 11:25:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "I'm so happy, we're overwhelmed," "It's national pride, Lebanon doesn't have a real cinema industry in the real sense of the term. With our first nominee last year and this one this year, it's a big step" External link

seattlepi Tuesday, January 22, 2019 9:32:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki disse : "A única diferença é que ele tem pais adoráveis" External link

diariodonordeste Tuesday, January 22, 2019 8:55:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki afirmou : "Não havia espaço para atuações, eles tinham que ser quem eles são" External link

diariodonordeste Tuesday, January 22, 2019 8:55:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki contou : "Hoje vi pela primeira vez ele assinar seu próprio nome. Foi emocionante" External link

diariodonordeste Tuesday, January 22, 2019 8:55:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki disse : "A única diferença é que ele tem pais adoráveis" External link

bemparana Tuesday, January 22, 2019 7:46:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki afirmou : "Não havia espaço para atuações, eles tinham que ser quem eles são" "Talvez porque minha filha tivesse com a mesma idade, me conectei muito com o bebê. Sabia das suas necessidades e sabia também como filmar, quando colocaria a mão no peito da mãe, coisas assim" External link

bemparana Tuesday, January 22, 2019 7:46:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki contou : "Hoje vi pela primeira vez ele assinar seu próprio nome. Foi emocionante" External link

bemparana Tuesday, January 22, 2019 7:46:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki écrit : "ONG et d'anonymes. Plusieurs mois après ce discours, la réalisatrice et actrice a en effet partagé sur Instagram un dénouement heureux pour Cedra mais aussi Farah, la toute jeune interprète du personnage de Mayssoun dans le film. Elles sont désormais toutes les deux scolarisées: Il n'y a pas de plus belle récompense que de voir ces deux beaux visages assis sur le même banc d'école" External link

huffingtonpost-fr-fr Saturday, January 19, 2019 4:48:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki added : “But of course there’s this other surprise when you feel like you’re the only one, when I know that there are so many women making films that are so interesting and so very important out there,” External link

arabnews Tuesday, January 8, 2019 1:13:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : “We didn’t ask people not to look,” External link

theglobeandmail Monday, January 7, 2019 8:39:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki says : “I didn’t want them to act. I wanted them to be,” “To bring their own experience. Real change only happens when you identify with the person that you’re watching. You know this is someone who is real. It’s not just another story that you’ll forget it in five minutes” External link

theglobeandmail Monday, January 7, 2019 8:39:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki says : “Films became a big part of my life,” “I was able to travel through them, explore realities that have nothing to do with my own” External link

theglobeandmail Monday, January 7, 2019 8:39:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki says : “He and his siblings will be able to go to school, finally. He’s going to be able to be a child,” “Of course, it’s not going to be easy, but as least he has a future, which he was not going to have living illegally in Lebanon with a million other refugees” External link

theglobeandmail Monday, January 7, 2019 8:39:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki added : “But of course there’s this other surprise when you feel like you’re the only one, when I know that there are so many women making films that are so interesting and so very important out there,” External link

arabnews Monday, January 7, 2019 12:57:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
director92.31%EN02/17/201717/02/2017
producer5.13%EN05/25/201625/05/2016
actress2.56%EN05/18/201618/05/2016
Names Lang Count
Nadine LabakiEN46.97%
Nadine LabakiFR36.36%
Nadine LabakiES16.67%


 
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Nadine Labaki

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Nadine Labaki tells : “We all live in a world where everyone has a phone and almost all your life is on the phone,” External link

thenational Friday, January 21, 2022 11:05:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki says : “I think this is the case of many women I know, this sort of contradiction between who you are and what you dreamt of being because of social pressure. How you end up self-censoring yourself all the time,” “I think May is one of those people. What you see is not really what you get. There’s a lot of things that are hidden” External link

thenational Friday, January 21, 2022 11:05:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki says : “It was difficult after the blast to do the piece that we did,” “But at the same time it was really felt that we needed to do something to address what was happening. At the same time, it was difficult to tackle it in a delicate way because we’re talking about people’s suffering. It was needed but difficult” External link

thenational Friday, January 21, 2022 11:05:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : “I'm inspired by women, they are everywhere in my work, by their strength, by their beauty also and by their generosity,” External link

thenational Thursday, October 28, 2021 4:01:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki explique : “Au lendemain du 4 août, la justice libanaise nous avait promis un verdict au bout de cinq jours, et nous voilà, plus de trois mois plus tard, à devoir quémander quelque chose d’aussi rédhibitoire que la vérité” External link

courrierinternational Friday, November 20, 2020 10:23:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki stated : “Lebanon has always been functioning without a government. That is the only hope I still have of rebuilding the country,” External link

arabnews Saturday, October 24, 2020 5:43:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "This question has been tormenting us as parents for a while: How are our children perceiving or living the confinement? What goes on in their minds?" External link

albawaba-en Wednesday, July 1, 2020 11:56:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "This question has been tormenting us as parents for a while: How are our children perceiving or living the confinement? What goes on in their minds?," External link

thenational Tuesday, June 23, 2020 6:16:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki told : “He’s a tough kid; he’s seen so much in his life that all this is nothing,” External link

thenational Monday, November 18, 2019 11:36:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : “What's happening is proof of how peacefully we are protesting, when you see people all holding hands and having one heart,” External link

thehindu Monday, October 28, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : “What's happening is proof of how peacefully we are protesting, when you see people all holding hands and having one heart,” External link

Hindu Monday, October 28, 2019 8:29:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "What's happening is proof of how peacefully we are protesting, when you see people all holding hands and having one heart," External link

abc-au Monday, October 28, 2019 3:20:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki disse : "O que está acontecendo é prova do caráter pacífico dos protestos. As pessoas estão segurando as mãos umas das outras" External link

otempo Monday, October 28, 2019 3:13:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki disse : “O que está acontecendo é prova do caráter pacífico dos protestos. As pessoas estão segurando as mãos umas das outras” External link

diarioinduscom Monday, October 28, 2019 2:17:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "What's happening is proof of how peacefully we are protesting, when you see people all holding hands and having one heart," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, October 28, 2019 1:51:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "What's happening is proof of how peacefully we are protesting, when you see people all holding hands and having one heart," External link

theage Monday, October 28, 2019 1:25:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "What's happening is proof of how peacefully we are protesting, when you see people all holding hands and having one heart," External link

watoday Monday, October 28, 2019 1:09:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "What's happening is proof of how peacefully we are protesting, when you see people all holding hands and having one heart," External link

haaretz Sunday, October 27, 2019 10:17:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "What's happening is proof of how peacefully we are protesting, when you see people all holding hands and having one heart," External link

bordermail Sunday, October 27, 2019 9:38:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : “What’s happening is proof of how peacefully we are protesting, when you see people all holding hands and having one heart,” External link

nrttv Sunday, October 27, 2019 9:06:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "What's happening is proof of how peacefully we are protesting, when you see people all holding hands and having one heart," External link

RTERadio Sunday, October 27, 2019 8:33:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "What's happening is proof of how peacefully we are protesting, when you see people all holding hands and having one heart," External link

RTERadio Sunday, October 27, 2019 7:33:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "What's happening is proof of how peacefully we are protesting, when you see people all holding hands and having one heart," External link

wsau Sunday, October 27, 2019 7:24:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki tells : “It’s crazy! I can’t believe it! I really can’t. Why there? It’s all very new, so I still don’t know what it means exactly, but we’re soon going to find out,” External link

arabnews Friday, May 24, 2019 2:11:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki says : “There’s been rumors going on for the past two to three days, and it’s like, ‘What?’ I still can’t believe it. It’s living proof that an Arab film with no actors can actually be a box office hit — can actually return money, make money for investors. You know how much we’re struggling in the Arab world to make films, find money, find funding, find investment. Especially for a Lebanese film,” External link

arabnews Friday, May 24, 2019 2:11:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki says : “Maybe it’s because there’s more than a billion people in China, but even the distributor is saying it’s working like any big blockbuster movie,” External link

arabnews Friday, May 24, 2019 2:11:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki says : “The film ends on his smile, and in a way there’s (now) a continuation of real life in that story. This is really happening, it’s not made up,” External link

arabnews Friday, May 24, 2019 2:11:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki says : “I feel like I’m their baby, in a way. With a baby you start watching their first steps, see them grow, protect them, push them… They’ve accompanied me in this journey, and recognized and encouraged me. It’s great — I really love this festival. I think it’s the best festival in the world. I like the integrity they have towards cinema. You feel that watching a film in Cannes, you know that you’re not going to watch just anything — there’s something in there for you to learn from, to be surprised by, to be in awe of. There’s always something about films that are shown in Cannes,” External link

arabnews Friday, May 24, 2019 2:11:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki says : "We can't continue hiding and living as if nothing is happening. I did this film because I want things to change" External link

JakartaPost Sunday, April 21, 2019 5:42:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki says : "He (Rafeea) is in a way trying to survive on the street every day. So this made him a very strong and wise character, although physically smaller than his age because of malnutrition," External link

JakartaPost Sunday, April 21, 2019 5:42:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki added : “Today, I am the president of the Un Certain Regard Jury, which just goes to show that sometimes life can be even better than your dreams. I can’t wait to see the films in the selection. I can’t wait to debate and discuss, to be shaken up, to find inspiration in other artists’ work,” External link

dailynewsegypt Saturday, March 30, 2019 4:13:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "I remember back when I used to come to Cannes as a film student, I was so excited to experience the world's most prestigious festival," "Back then, it seemed so out of reach to me. I remember getting up early in the morning and the endless queues to get a ticket. It seems like yesterday, but it was 15 years ago that I filled in the Festival de Cannes' Cinefondation (film and short film section) registration form, my heart full of hope and my hand shaking" External link

business-standard Tuesday, March 26, 2019 8:26:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki told : “I can’t wait to debate and discuss, to be shaken up, to find inspiration in other artists’ work,” External link

egyptindependent Tuesday, March 26, 2019 6:46:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "None of it was make-believe," External link

wsau Thursday, February 28, 2019 10:08:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki disse : “O debate já está sobre a mesa, e era meu objetivo criar esse impacto, abrir o debate” External link

istoe Saturday, February 23, 2019 5:00:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki disse : "O debate já está sobre a mesa, e era meu objetivo criar esse impacto, abrir o debate" External link

clicrbs Saturday, February 23, 2019 4:45:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki diz : "Não sei porque isso tudo aconteceu, talvez porque o roteiro era inspirado na realidade que tinha que acontecer" External link

clicrbs Saturday, February 23, 2019 4:45:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki diz : "Em cada cena, em cada tomada, ele é muito verdadeiro. Fora do vídeo, quando estamos falando das cenas, a forma como ele fala sobre elas, a forma como ele me diz o que viu e como ele quer que elas estejam no filme, você percebe que ele está colaborando no processo" External link

bbc-portuguese-brasil Friday, February 22, 2019 11:15:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki told : “From the moment I saw Zain, I felt there was something bigger than us that was pushing us to make this film,” External link

msn-uk Friday, February 22, 2019 3:27:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : “When I saw Zain, it was very obvious to me that he was going to be our hero,” “There is something in his eyes that is very sad. He also knows what we are talking about [in the film], and it shows in his eyes” External link

unhcr-org Friday, February 22, 2019 12:45:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "None of it was make-believe," External link

JakartaPost Thursday, February 21, 2019 3:36:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "None of it was make-believe," External link

trust Wednesday, February 20, 2019 5:55:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "None of it was make-believe," External link

wsau Wednesday, February 20, 2019 4:50:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki told : “So the conversation is starting now and that was my aim, to create this shock, and to create this debate,” External link

arabnews Monday, February 18, 2019 1:19:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : “Maybe it’s going to have a big influence and maybe it won’t, but we have to try,” External link

arabnews Monday, February 18, 2019 1:19:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : “I don’t know why those things kept happening, maybe because the script was inspired by so much reality that it was actually bound to happen,” External link

arabnews Monday, February 18, 2019 1:19:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : “It’s really very hurtful to hear words like ‘poverty porn’ or ‘emotional manipulation’,” “Especially when there’s no big make believe in the film, everything that is in the film is a reality” External link

arabnews Monday, February 18, 2019 1:19:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : “People come to me in tears, people say ‘You changed me forever’, ‘I’m not looking at the child I see under the bridge every day in the same way’, ‘I want to do something about it’, ‘How can we help?’,” External link

arabnews Monday, February 18, 2019 1:19:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki explique : "Je ne sais pas pourquoi tout ça continue d'arriver, peut-être parce que le script a été tellement inspiré par la réalité, que ça devait arriver" External link

LePoint Monday, February 18, 2019 1:04:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki explique : "Je ne sais pas pourquoi tout ça continue d'arriver, peut-être parce que le script a été tellement inspiré par la réalité, que ça devait arriver" External link

la-croix Monday, February 18, 2019 12:34:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki explique : "Je ne sais pas pourquoi tout ça continue d'arriver, peut-être parce que le script a été tellement inspiré par la réalité, que ça devait arriver" External link

challenges Monday, February 18, 2019 12:26:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki told : "So the conversation is starting now and that was my aim, to create this shock, and to create this debate," External link

yahoo-au Monday, February 18, 2019 8:14:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "Maybe it's going to have a big influence and maybe it won't, but we have to try," External link

yahoo-au Monday, February 18, 2019 8:14:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "I don't know why those things kept happening, maybe because the script was inspired by so much reality that it was actually bound to happen," External link

yahoo-au Monday, February 18, 2019 8:14:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "It's really very hurtful to hear words like 'poverty porn' or 'emotional manipulation'," "Especially when there's no big make believe in the film, everything that is in the film is a reality" External link

yahoo-au Monday, February 18, 2019 8:14:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "People come to me in tears, people say 'You changed me forever', 'I'm not looking at the child I see under the bridge every day in the same way', 'I want to do something about it', 'How can we help?'," External link

yahoo-au Monday, February 18, 2019 8:14:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki told : "So the conversation is starting now and that was my aim, to create this shock, and to create this debate," External link

afp-en Monday, February 18, 2019 7:45:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "Maybe it's going to have a big influence and maybe it won't, but we have to try," External link

afp-en Monday, February 18, 2019 7:45:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "I don't know why those things kept happening, maybe because the script was inspired by so much reality that it was actually bound to happen," External link

afp-en Monday, February 18, 2019 7:45:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "It's really very hurtful to hear words like 'poverty porn' or 'emotional manipulation'," "Especially when there's no big make believe in the film, everything that is in the film is a reality" External link

afp-en Monday, February 18, 2019 7:45:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "People come to me in tears, people say 'You changed me forever', 'I'm not looking at the child I see under the bridge every day in the same way', 'I want to do something about it', 'How can we help?'," External link

afp-en Monday, February 18, 2019 7:45:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki déclaré : «Un enfant voit les choses beaucoup plus clairement» External link

unmultimedia-fr Friday, February 15, 2019 5:21:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "Well we didn’t win but we won this!" External link

thenational Wednesday, February 13, 2019 9:21:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki wrote ( about Oscar Nominees ) : "Lebanese, Syrian and Egyptian nominees at the #Oscar luncheon!" External link

thenational Wednesday, February 6, 2019 9:27:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki souligne : "J'ai appris au Liban, un pays où il n'y a pas de réalisateur-référence" External link

libe Friday, January 25, 2019 9:15:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki told : "I hope I will be representing women filmmakers the best way possible," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Friday, January 25, 2019 1:36:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "And their story is very painful," "They had a hard struggle in their lives sometimes to even prove they exist. All of a sudden, they exist- not only in a film but they exist on such a big level. And with such a huge exposure and their voice is resonating so much louder because of that exposure they are getting" External link

thepeninsulaqatar Friday, January 25, 2019 1:36:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki told : “I hope I will be representing women filmmakers the best way possible,” External link

timesofisrael Thursday, January 24, 2019 10:14:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : “And their story is very painful,” “They had a hard struggle in their lives sometimes to even prove they exist. All of a sudden, they exist — not only in a film but they exist on such a big level. And with such a huge exposure and their voice is resonating so much louder because of that exposure they are getting” External link

timesofisrael Thursday, January 24, 2019 10:14:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki told : “I hope I will be representing women filmmakers the best way possible,” External link

680news Thursday, January 24, 2019 8:05:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : “And their story is very painful,” “They had a hard struggle in their lives sometimes to even prove they exist. All of a sudden, they exist— not only in a film but they exist on such a big level. And with such a huge exposure and their voice is resonating so much louder because of that exposure they are getting” External link

680news Thursday, January 24, 2019 8:05:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki told : “I hope I will be representing women filmmakers the best way possible,” External link

therepublic Thursday, January 24, 2019 7:28:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : “And their story is very painful,” “They had a hard struggle in their lives sometimes to even prove they exist. All of a sudden, they exist— not only in a film but they exist on such a big level. And with such a huge exposure and their voice is resonating so much louder because of that exposure they are getting” External link

therepublic Thursday, January 24, 2019 7:28:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki told : “I hope I will be representing women filmmakers the best way possible,” External link

tribtown Thursday, January 24, 2019 7:15:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : “And their story is very painful,” “They had a hard struggle in their lives sometimes to even prove they exist. All of a sudden, they exist— not only in a film but they exist on such a big level. And with such a huge exposure and their voice is resonating so much louder because of that exposure they are getting” External link

tribtown Thursday, January 24, 2019 7:15:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki told : “I hope I will be representing women filmmakers the best way possible,” External link

ChinaPost Thursday, January 24, 2019 7:13:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : “And their story is very painful,” “They had a hard struggle in their lives sometimes to even prove they exist. All of a sudden, they exist— not only in a film but they exist on such a big level. And with such a huge exposure and their voice is resonating so much louder because of that exposure they are getting” External link

ChinaPost Thursday, January 24, 2019 7:13:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki told : “I hope I will be representing women filmmakers the best way possible,” External link

dailyjournal Thursday, January 24, 2019 7:11:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : “And their story is very painful,” “They had a hard struggle in their lives sometimes to even prove they exist. All of a sudden, they exist— not only in a film but they exist on such a big level. And with such a huge exposure and their voice is resonating so much louder because of that exposure they are getting” External link

dailyjournal Thursday, January 24, 2019 7:11:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki told : "I hope I will be representing women filmmakers the best way possible," External link

nzherald Thursday, January 24, 2019 6:57:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "And their story is very painful," "They had a hard struggle in their lives sometimes to even prove they exist. All of a sudden, they exist— not only in a film but they exist on such a big level. And with such a huge exposure and their voice is resonating so much louder because of that exposure they are getting" External link

nzherald Thursday, January 24, 2019 6:57:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : “I want to keep talking about my people and my country in my own language,” External link

thenational Thursday, January 24, 2019 7:42:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : “This is definitely very important for Arab cinema, the Lebanese especially,” “It’s like we started our first steps in international cinema” External link

themalaymailonline Wednesday, January 23, 2019 11:14:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : “This is definitely very important for Arab cinema, the Lebanese especially,” “It’s like we started our first steps in international cinema” External link

nrttv Wednesday, January 23, 2019 10:25:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "I'm so happy, we're overwhelmed," "It's national pride, Lebanon doesn't have a real cinema industry in the real sense of the term. With our first nominee last year and this one this year, it's a big step" External link

brownsvilleherald Wednesday, January 23, 2019 5:54:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki says : "In real life, Zain is a Syrian refugee living in Lebanon in very, very difficult conditions, conditions worse than what you see in the film," "The only difference is that he has loving parents, parents who are able to take care of him despite the difficult financial situation they are in. Zain has been confronted by a lot of violence. I know that from the foul language he has – sometimes when he swears, even as an adult, sit is so shocking I want to close my ears – and I know it from the stories he tells me" External link

theage Wednesday, January 23, 2019 4:08:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki says : "In real life, Zain is a Syrian refugee living in Lebanon in very, very difficult conditions, conditions worse than what you see in the film," "The only difference is that he has loving parents, parents who are able to take care of him despite the difficult financial situation they are in. Zain has been confronted by a lot of violence. I know that from the foul language he has – sometimes when he swears, even as an adult, sit is so shocking I want to close my ears – and I know it from the stories he tells me" External link

smh Wednesday, January 23, 2019 3:25:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki disse : “Isso é definitivamente muito importante para o cinema árabe, especialmente para o libanês” “É como se tivéssemos dado nossos primeiros passos para o cinema internacional” External link

extra Wednesday, January 23, 2019 12:16:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "This is definitely very important for Arab cinema, the Lebanese especially," "It's like we started our first steps in international cinema" External link

trust Tuesday, January 22, 2019 11:25:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : "I'm so happy, we're overwhelmed," "It's national pride, Lebanon doesn't have a real cinema industry in the real sense of the term. With our first nominee last year and this one this year, it's a big step" External link

seattlepi Tuesday, January 22, 2019 9:32:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki disse : "A única diferença é que ele tem pais adoráveis" External link

diariodonordeste Tuesday, January 22, 2019 8:55:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki afirmou : "Não havia espaço para atuações, eles tinham que ser quem eles são" External link

diariodonordeste Tuesday, January 22, 2019 8:55:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki contou : "Hoje vi pela primeira vez ele assinar seu próprio nome. Foi emocionante" External link

diariodonordeste Tuesday, January 22, 2019 8:55:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki disse : "A única diferença é que ele tem pais adoráveis" External link

bemparana Tuesday, January 22, 2019 7:46:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki afirmou : "Não havia espaço para atuações, eles tinham que ser quem eles são" "Talvez porque minha filha tivesse com a mesma idade, me conectei muito com o bebê. Sabia das suas necessidades e sabia também como filmar, quando colocaria a mão no peito da mãe, coisas assim" External link

bemparana Tuesday, January 22, 2019 7:46:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki contou : "Hoje vi pela primeira vez ele assinar seu próprio nome. Foi emocionante" External link

bemparana Tuesday, January 22, 2019 7:46:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki écrit : "ONG et d'anonymes. Plusieurs mois après ce discours, la réalisatrice et actrice a en effet partagé sur Instagram un dénouement heureux pour Cedra mais aussi Farah, la toute jeune interprète du personnage de Mayssoun dans le film. Elles sont désormais toutes les deux scolarisées: Il n'y a pas de plus belle récompense que de voir ces deux beaux visages assis sur le même banc d'école" External link

huffingtonpost-fr-fr Saturday, January 19, 2019 4:48:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki added : “But of course there’s this other surprise when you feel like you’re the only one, when I know that there are so many women making films that are so interesting and so very important out there,” External link

arabnews Tuesday, January 8, 2019 1:13:00 AM EAT

Nadine Labaki said : “We didn’t ask people not to look,” External link

theglobeandmail Monday, January 7, 2019 8:39:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki says : “I didn’t want them to act. I wanted them to be,” “To bring their own experience. Real change only happens when you identify with the person that you’re watching. You know this is someone who is real. It’s not just another story that you’ll forget it in five minutes” External link

theglobeandmail Monday, January 7, 2019 8:39:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki says : “Films became a big part of my life,” “I was able to travel through them, explore realities that have nothing to do with my own” External link

theglobeandmail Monday, January 7, 2019 8:39:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki says : “He and his siblings will be able to go to school, finally. He’s going to be able to be a child,” “Of course, it’s not going to be easy, but as least he has a future, which he was not going to have living illegally in Lebanon with a million other refugees” External link

theglobeandmail Monday, January 7, 2019 8:39:00 PM EAT

Nadine Labaki added : “But of course there’s this other surprise when you feel like you’re the only one, when I know that there are so many women making films that are so interesting and so very important out there,” External link

arabnews Monday, January 7, 2019 12:57:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
director92.31%EN02/17/201717/02/2017
producer5.13%EN05/25/201625/05/2016
actress2.56%EN05/18/201618/05/2016
Names Lang Count
Nadine LabakiEN46.97%
Nadine LabakiFR36.36%
Nadine LabakiES16.67%


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