Incendies, the Oscar-nominated film by Denis Villeneuve will be released in New York on April 22.
Incendies , written and directed by Denis Villeneuve is adapted from Wajdi Mouawad's play, Scorched.
Incendies follows two young adults' voyage to the core of deep-rooted hatred, never-ending wars and enduring love. The film premiered at the Venice and Toronto Film Festivals in September 2010 and was released in Québec on 17 September 2010.
In 2011, it was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. The film won 8 awards at the 31st Genie Awards, including Best Motion Picture, Best Actress (Lubna Azabal), Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, Cinematography, Editing, Overall Sound and Sound Editing. Reviews for the film have been extremely positive.