Keswick Film Club - Wajib

Sunday 25th November 5:00 PM

Wajib (A martfüi rém))

Director: Annemarie Jacir Country: Palestine
Cert: TBC Year: 2017 Length: 96 mins Language: Arabic
Wajib

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Score: 81.57% Attendance: 109

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Synopsis

Director Annemarie Jacir uses a simple road trip around Nazareth to explore the different 'truths' of life as seen by Palestinians in Israel. Father and son (as are the actors), are hand delivering invites to a wedding; Abu Shadi - who has lived here all his life - and Shadi - who now lives in Italy - argue about their different views of how to survive, about what is important; about pragmatism and idealism.

Critics

open_quote It's easy to wear a rosecoloured pair of designer Italian glasses when you are observing from a distance, whereas Shadi's father faces the compromises needed to rub along successfully in his homeland close_quote Amber Wilkinson, Eye For Film.


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