SPHE Press Release: Where Do We Go Now? (Blu-ray)

Ronald Epstein

Senior HTF Member
Jul 3, 1997
Real Name
Ronald Epstein

“Plucky, whimsical, mildly naughty and blithely sentimental.”

- A.O. Scott, The New York Times

“A powerful indictment. A charming celebration.”

- Nana Asfour, The New Yorker


Debuts on Blu-ray and DVD September 11th


Culver City, CA (July 23, 2012) – Sony Pictures Classics and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment are pleased to announce the Blu-ray™ and DVD release of WHERE DO WE GO NOW? on September 11th. Directed by Nadine Labaki (Carmel), who co-wrote the film with Jihad Hojeily and Rodney Al Haddad, in addition to playing one of the lead roles, was Lebanon’s official selection in the Foreign Language category for the 2012 Academy Awards®. Special features on the Blu-ray™ and DVD include commentary with Nadine Labaki and Composer Khaled Mouzanar, as well as a behind-the-scenes featurette: An Evening with Director Nadine Labaki, Composer Khaled Mouzanar and Producer Anne-Dominique Toussaint.

WHERE DO WE GO NOW? blends humor and lighthearted musical moments to take a powerful look into the deeply routed religious differences between Christians and Muslims living in a small Lebanese village. This film festival favorite won the People’s Choice Award at the 2011 Toronto Film Festival, was a nominee for the “Un Certain Regard” Award at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival, and won the Audience Award at the 2011 San Sebastian Film Festival.

Set in a remote village where the church and the mosque stand side by side, WHERE DO WE GO NOW? follows the antics of the town’s women to keep their blowhard men from starting a religious war. Women heartsick over sons, husbands and fathers lost to previous flare-ups unite to distract their men with clever ruses, from faking a miracle to hiring a troop of Ukranian strippers.

Blu-ray™ and DVD special features include:

  • Commentary with Director Nadine Labaki and Composer Khaled Mouzanar

  • “An Evening with Director Nadine Labaki, Composer Khaled Mouzanar and Producer Anne-Dominique Toussaint”

WHERE DO WE GO NOW? was directed by Nadine Labaki. The screenplay was written by Nadine Labaki, Jihad Hojeily and Rodney Al Haddad. The film was produced by Anne-Dominique Toussaint.

It has a run time of 100 minutes and is rated PG-13 for thematic drug material, some sensuality and violent images. The film is in Arabic, Russian and English with English subtitles.

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For more information about Sony Pictures Classics films and DVDs, please visit www.sonyclassics.com. The website features trailers of upcoming SPC films, high-resolution images, a DVD archive and a special "Press Only" section where press members can access materials for SPC's expansive library of films and DVDs.

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Doug Otte

Supporting Actor
Jun 20, 2003
"...deeply routed religious differences..." - This is a professional press release and they can't even proofread it for grammatical errors?
Anyway, I haven't heard of this one, but it looks interesting.

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