Paradise Now

TitleParadise Now
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication2005
AuthorsAbu-Assad, Hany
Running Time90 min
Date Released09/2005
DistributorWarner Independent Pictures
CountryNetherlands ; Palestine ; Israel ; Germany ; France
Publication Languageeng
Abstract

This 2005 film tells the story of what may be the last 48 hours in the lives of two Palestinian men who have been recruited as suicide bombers in Tel Aviv during the Second Intifada (2000-2005). When they are intercepted at the Israeli border, a young woman who discovers their plan causes them to reconsider their actions. The film won a Golden Globe for best foriegn language film and was the first Palestinian film to have been nominated for an Academy Award in the same category. 

 

Cast

Kais Nashef, Ali Suliman, Lubna Azabal, Hiam Abbass

Credits

Warner Independent Pictures; Produced by Augustus Film [and others]; Written by Hany Abu-Assad and Bero Beyer; Producers: Hengameh Panahi [and others]; Director of photography: Antoine Heberle; Editor: Sander Vos; Music: Jina Sumedi.

Genre

Crime, Drama, Thriller

Original Publicational-Jannah al-an
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