It is February 19. The train will depart. Anna and Alex. Years have passed, the day has come for their last meeting. Location; train. City; Yerevan. She is there. He is there. In the train. And the white thin wall.
Brahim has a chance encounter with Leila. Because of her, he committed a murder 20 years ago in Jordan. He was forced to play dead and flee incognito to Lebanon, leaving behind his wife and son who think he “died a hero”.
In the summer of 1982, in a sheltered village protected by its armed men, it took no longer than three months until radical changes started occurring in the lives of two families of different backgrounds.
Ziad leads a life of simple, controlled routine, crunching numbers for an unseen corporation. But when a series of seemingly inconsequential occurrences results in him taking in a small street cat, his strictly maintained sense of order goes out the window.
“Against the Current” is a documentary highlighting the power of faith against radicalism and fanaticism; the movie sheds the light on personalities highly respected and valued within their religious communities.