Thinking they're doing the right thing by taking matters into their own hands, two brothers cross the line when they use a household rifle without their father's consent.
With this minimalist simple story set in a microcosm that is contemporary middle-class rural Lebanon, I wanted to juxtapose the pervasive nature of violence and the fine line of how things can go awry. Lebanon is country with a porous border almost constantly threatened by hostile infiltration. It is on a permanent precipice.
A proverb that propagated and embodies this human story and the state of the world today is 'the road to hell is paved with good intentions'.
This coming-of-age parable examines the fragility of fraternal trust and brings into focus the ethics of seemingly innocuous violence and its repercussions.