The Insult explores tensions in Lebanon before turning into yet another courtroom drama | Movie Review | Chicago Reader

The Insult explores tensions in Lebanon before turning into yet another courtroom drama 

Ziad Doueiri wrote and directed this tale of an irate Christian clashing with a Palestinian refugee.

click to enlarge Adel Karam in The Insult

Adel Karam in The Insult

There's never any point in nursing a grudge, unless you're telling a story—then it's a great idea. Ziad Doueiri's Lebanese drama The Insult, nominated for an Oscar in the foreign-language category, tracks the escalating conflict between two stubborn men in Beirut. Tony…

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