Wedding in Galilee
aka Urs al-jalil
First screened in May 2017
Director: Michel Khleifi. Cast: Mohamad Ali El Akili, Nazih Akleh, Anna Achdian, Makram Khoury, Bushra Karaman, Yussuf Abu-Warda, Sonia Amar, Eyad Anis, Waël Barghouti, Juliano Mer-Khamis. Screenplay: Michel Khleifi.

Twitter Capsule: As vibrant as Monsoon Wedding but much more trenchant, as Palestinians in Israeli-occupied land stage a party.

VOR:   A major calling-card for Khleifi, one of the region's most crucial filmmakers. Complex political ideas, presented via rich aesthetics.

Photo © 1987 Marisa Films/LPA/ZDF, © 1988 Kino International

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: A–

Cannes Film Festival: FIPRESCI Prize

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