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Dubai Film Connection and Enjaaz

Acclaimed director Michel Khleifi's story of a Palestinian film-maker 'M' living in Europe, who returns home to Ramallah to film witness accounts of the 1948 Nakba - not only explores the events of that tumultuous era, but places them in context with the uncertainty and tension of present-day Palestine. Over the course of a single day and night, M's solipsistic existence is shaken when his nephew kills a man in Nazareth, placing the entire family at risk of reprisals. This masterful feature - a quietly witty, complex and occasionally surreal depiction of an exile's relationship with Palestine - marks a new direction in Khleifi's work.

2009 / 85 mins

Genre: Drama


Michel Khleifi


Omar Al-Qattan
(Sindibad Films Limited)


Mira Awad
Mohammad Bakri


Marie-Helene Dossaut


Remon Fromont


Michel Khleifi

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Omar Al-Qattan
(Sindibad Films Limited)
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