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Generally favorable reviews - based on 32 Critics

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Universal acclaim- based on 33 Ratings

Summary: The story places two close friends, Palestinians Said and Khaled, recruited by an extremist group to perpetrate a terrorist attack in Tel-Aviv, blowing up themselves. However, things go wrong and both friends must separate in the border. One of them, maintaining in his purpose of carry the attack to the end, and the other will have his doubts about it.
Runtime: 90 min
Rating: Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material and brief strong language.
Production: Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg
Genres: Drama, Crime
Countries: Germany, France, Israel, Netherlands, Occupied Palestinian Territory
Languages: English, Arabic
Home Release Date: Mar 21, 2006
Director Credit
Hany Abu-Assad Director
Writer Credit
Bero Beyer Writer
Hany Abu-Assad Writer
Principal Cast Credit
Ali Suliman Khaled
Kais Nashif Said
Cast Credit
Ahmad Fares Tea Boy
Amer Hlehel Jamal
Amjad Al-Imlah Said's Brother
Asaad Dwikat Shawarma Shop Owner
Hamza Abu-Aiaash Checkpoint Soldier
Hiam Abbass Said's Mother
Imad Saber Shawarma Customer
Lotuf Neusser Car Owner
Lubna Azabal Suha Azzam
Mohammad Bustami Abu-Salim
Mohammad Kosa Photographer
Nour Abd El-Hadi Said's Sister
Waleed On-Allah Taxidriver Suha
Producer Credit
Amir Harel Producer
Bero Beyer Producer
Gerhard Meixner Producer
Hengameh Panahi Producer
Jeroen van den Idsert Co-Producer
Koji Nelissen Assistant Producer
Muhammed Buqai Associate Producer
Peter Hermann Line Producer
Roman Paul Producer
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