About the Film
In June 1982, at a school tucked safely in the mountains overlooking Beirut, final exams are underway. Eleven-year-old Wissam decides to tell his classmate Joanna that he loves her. As Wissam yearns to express himself, the day is interrupted when an air invasion reaches Beirut, and the school has to shut down. Nobody knows what the future will bring, so Wissam gets even more determined to declare his love. This story of first love set against the backdrop of war portrays a day full of emotions to be remembered.