An extra-marital affair between an Israeli woman and Palestinian man has geopolitical consequences in this gripping thriller.
Supposed strangers Sarah, an Israeli café owner, and Saleem, a Palestinian deliveryman are locked in a passionate and dangerous affair despite both being married and coming from opposing sides of a deeply divided region.
When a late-night trip to the West Bank goes sideways and threatens to expose them, they quickly become the subject of a geopolitical crisis, caught up in the machinations of two warring states.
Desperate to keep their secret and protect their families, Sarah and Saleem find themselves trapped in a web of deceit, espionage and collusion that not even the truth seems able to stop.
Director Muayad Alayan, expertly shows the tension between West and East Jerusalem in this riveting, accomplished thriller.
Cast & Crew
Director Muayad Alayan
Writer Rami Alayan
Stars Adeeb Safadi, Sivane Kretchner, Ishai Golan, Hanan Hillo
This year we’re pulling out all the stops to bring you our best BREC International Film Festival yet!
Our foyers and Box Office will stay open from 1.15pm every day of the Festival to meet all your ticketing needs and allow you time to relax before and between screenings.
Discover the wines of the South West on Fridays in the Sky Bar with cheese and biscuit platters available for purchase. On Saturday’s we’ll dim the lights and turn up the music. From 3.30pm on Sundays you can enjoy afternoon tea complete with scones and listen to live local musicians.
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