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THE GUARDIAN “vibrantly shot by Ehab Assal (lots of Middle Eastern shades of terracotta and orange)”

Rob Simpson 04-June 2014 The geek show “ Rami offers himself up as a victim of circumstance. The similarity between Omar and Agent Rami is one of the most singular influences behind the confusion...

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The Idol 2015




Acclaimed Palestinian filmmaker Hany Abu-Assad (Paradise Now, Omar) directs this biopic about Mohammad Assaf, the Gazan wedding singer who became a worldwide sensation after winning the live-singing competition Arab Idol in 2013.

OMAR 2013

A tense, gripping thriller about betrayal, suspected and real, in the Occupied Territories. Omar (Adam Bakri) is a Palestinian baker who routinely climbs over the separation wall to meet up with his girl Nadja (Leem Lubany). By night, he’s either a freedom fighter or a terrorist—you decide—ready to risk his life to strike at the Israeli military with his childhood friends Tarek (Eyad Hourani) and Amjad (Samer Bisharat).

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