Personal Affairs

Cannes 2016 - Un Certain Regard

Personal Affairs

A Film by Maha Haj

2016 - Israel - Comedy/Drama - 1.85 - 90 min.

with Sanaa Shawahdeh , Mahmoud Shawahdeh , Doraid Liddawi , Hanan Hillo , Ziad Bakri , Amer Hlehel & Maisa Abd Elhadi

Language: Arabic
Produced by Baher Agbariya

In Nazareth, an old couple lives wearily to the rhythm of the daily routine. On the other side of the border, in Ramallah, their son Tarek wishes to remain an eternal bachelor, their daughter is about to give birth while her husband lands a movie role and the grandmother loses her head ... Between check-points and dreams, frivolity and politics, some want to leave, others want to stay but all have personal affairs to resolve.

Cannes 2016 - Un Certain Regard

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