Karim, the frenchman, thought that he was through with his faraway past and his homeland. But, when back in Lebanon for a few days, he discovers that it is not the case.
With 'The North Road', my first film as a director, I wanted to tackle, in a sometimes humorous way, the theme of "Exile". This strong and strange bond that links us to a past world, to our homeland, and to all the ones we loved that have since disappeared. (Carlos Chahine)