23rd February 2017
Director: Eran Riklis
Israel, Germany, France , 2008
Run Time: 106 minutes, Certificate: ,
Genre: Drama, Language: Arabic, Hebrew, English
Based on a true story, this is a positive and personal Israeli film that offers an understated and thought-provoking vision of the West Bank troubles.
"It's worth seeing Lemon Tree simply for the performance of Hiam Abbass, who is magnificent in her dignity and determination."
"A poignant performance from Hiam Abbas lies at the heart of this allegorical drama which is sensitively observed and patiently directed by Eran Riklis."
"Inspired by a real-life incident, this captivating Israeli film is both a compelling story of self-determination and an astute evaluation of the current state of a divided territory."
Number of reactions 34 Average score 7.35
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