Divine Intervention
aka Yadon ilaheyya
First screened in May 2003; most recently screened in June 2012
Director: Elia Suleiman. Cast: Elia Suleiman, Manal Khader, Nayef Fahoum Daher, Amer Daher, Jamal Daher, Lutuf Nuweiser, Riad Masarweh, Bassem Loulou, Salwa Nakkara, Emma Boltanski, Arik Bonfis, Ju'den Moaz, Menache Noi, Avi Kleinberger, George Khleifi, Rama Nashashibi, Naaman Jarjoura, Salman Natour, Fares Hakim, Khalil Jarjoura, Zahi Aleimi, Hamada Shamout, George Ibrahim, Zuhaira Sabbagh, Ruba Warwar, Nazira Suleiman. Screenplay: Elia Suleiman.
Twitter Capsule: Cheeky, dyspeptic vignettes, varying in humor, fire, eloquence. Bits with Suleiman, ladyfriend fall flattest.

Photo © 2002 Avatar Films
Not yet reviewed in full. B–


Awards:
Cannes Film Festival: Jury Prize; FIPRESCI Prize
European Film Awards: Screen International Award
Chicago Film Festival: Silver Hugo (runner-up for Best Film)

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