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Summary Gifted Eyad (Tawfeek Barhom), a Palestinian Israeli boy, is given the chance to go to a prestigious Jewish boarding school in Jerusalem. As he desperately tries to fit in with his Jewish schoolmates and within Israeli society, Eyad develops a friendship with another outsider, Jonathan (Michael Moshonov) a boy suffering from muscular dys...

Directed By: Eran Riklis

Written By: Sayed Kashua

A Borrowed Identity
Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 14 Critic Reviews
73
User Score Mixed or Average Based on 8 User Ratings
5.3
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Summary Gifted Eyad (Tawfeek Barhom), a Palestinian Israeli boy, is given the chance to go to a prestigious Jewish boarding school in Jerusalem. As he desperately tries to fit in with his Jewish schoolmates and within Israeli society, Eyad develops a friendship with another outsider, Jonathan (Michael Moshonov) a boy suffering from muscular dys...

Directed By: Eran Riklis

Written By: Sayed Kashua

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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 14 Critic Reviews
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7% Mixed
1 Review
0% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 14 Critic Reviews
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93% Positive
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7% Mixed
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Mixed or Average Based on 8 User Ratings
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Mixed or Average Based on 8 User Ratings
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50% Positive
4 Ratings
13% Mixed
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38% Negative
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Production Company United Channel Movies, MACT Productions, Alma Film, Riva Film, Heimatfilm, ZDF/Arte
Release Date Jun 26, 2015
Duration 1 h 44 m
Rating Not Rated
Genres
Awards of the Israeli Film Academy
4 Nominations
Boulder International Film Festival
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination
Locarno International Film Festival
1 Nomination