Filmography Lubna Azabal

Jump to: navigation, search Lubna Azabal is a Belgian actress, born 1973 in Brussels to a Moroccan father and a Spanish mother.[1] After studying at the Conservatoire royal of Brussels, she began a theatrical career in Belgium. In 1997, she took her first film role when Belgian film-maker Vincent Lannoo chose her to act beside Olivier Gourmet in his short film J'adore le cinéma.[citation needed] She performs in both French and Arabic films. She was raised trilingual (French, Spanish and Berber). She also speaks fluent English and Arabic. 
Her most widely known role is in the 2005 Palestinian political thriller, Paradise Now. She appears in a smaller role in Ridley Scott's Body of Lies. 
Azabal won the Black Pearl Award 2010 (Abu Dhabi Film Festival) for Best Actress for her role in the film Incendies. She also won the Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role at the 31st Genie Awards and the Magritte Award for Best Actress at the 2nd Magritte Awards.

Filmography Lubna Azabal

Amal - Drama
February 2024


Drama Directed by: Jawad RhalibWith: Lubna Azabal, Fabrizio Rongione, Catherine Sale´e,...Amal, a teacher in a Brussels school, encourages her pupils to cultivate a love of reading and freedom of expression, even if it means putting herself in danger. Her daring teaching practices will change her pupils' and family circle lives.
Adam - Drama
February 2020


Drama Directed by: Maryam TouzaniWith: Lubna Azabal, Nisrin Erradi, Douae Belkhaouda,...Abla runs a modest local bakery from her home in Casablanca where she lives alone with her 8-year-old daughter, Warda. When Samia, a young pregnant woman knocks on their door, Abla is far from imagining that her life will change forever.
Tel Aviv on Fire - Drama, Comedy, Romantic
July 2019

Tel Aviv on Fire

Drama, Comedy, Romantic Directed by: Sameh ZoabiWith: Kais Nashif, Lubna Azabal, Yaniv BitonSalam, an inexperienced young Palestinian man, becomes a writer on a popular soap opera after a chance meeting with an Israeli soldier. His creative career is on the rise - until the soldier and the show's financial backers disagree about how the show should end, and Salam is caught in the middle.
Incendies - Drama
January 2011


Drama Directed by: Denis VilleneuveWith: Lubna Azabal, Mélissa Désormeaux-Poulin,...A mother's last wishes send twins Jeanne and Simon on a journey to Middle East in search of their tangled roots. Adapted from Wajdi Mouawad's acclaimed play, Incendies tells the powerful and moving tale of two young adults' voyage to the core of deep-rooted hatred, never-ending wars and enduring... Read more...

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