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3000 Nights

After picking up a Palestinian hitchhiker, pregnant Layla is wrongfully accused and imprisoned. In prison, she defies orders and gives birth...

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3000 Nights

3000 Layla Drama

After picking up a Palestinian hitchhiker, pregnant Layla is wrongfully accused and imprisoned. In prison, she defies orders and gives birth to a boy. Against a backdrop of a brewing prison rebellion, she fights to protect her son and keep hope alive.

Details

  • Mai Masri (directorial film debut)
  • Maisa Abd Elhadi
    Nadera Omran
    Karim Saleh
    Raida Adon
  • Palestine
  • Arabic
    Hebrew
  • 99 Mins
  • 2015

Accolades

89th Academy Awards, 2017

Official submission of Jordan for Best Foreign Language Film

Toronto International Film Festival, 2015

Contemporary World Cinema

Busan International Film Festival, 2015

A Window On Asian Cinema

Critics

The Hollywood Reporter

Trivia

Although the film is fictional, its narrative is drawn from director Mai Masri's interviews with former prisoners and was shot in a military prison in Jordan.