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Abu Omar

Under a strict military curfew Salah, a grieving father, sets out on the road to cross the Israeli border carrying his dead son Omar in a duffel bag.

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Abu Omar

ANU OMAR Drama

Under a strict military curfew Salah, a grieving father, sets out on the road to cross the Israeli border carrying his dead son Omar in a duffel bag. Miri, a pregnant single woman, decides to help him out at all costs while fending off the terrible heat.

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Details

  • Roy Krispel
  • Kais Nashif
    Shany Verchik
    Mickey Leon
    Hila Mezger
  • Israel
    France
  • Hebrew
    Arabic
  • 110 mins
  • 2020

Accolades

Tokyo International Film Festival, 2020

Best Feature Nominee

Director's Statement

“I wanted to put this story into images with gravity and tenderness, so that it could touch the heart of the person."