Salt of This Sea

Salt of This Sea  {Milh hadha al-bahr}
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Salt of This Sea
Milh hadha al-bahr
Palestine, 2008, 109 Minute Running Time
US Premiere
Topics: Drama, Jewish Interest, Middle East, Political, Road Movie, Romance, Woman Director
Program: Awards Buzz
Language: Arabic English Sub-Titles

Awards: Official Oscar Submission 2008, Best Foreign Language Film; FIPRESCI Winner

Brooklyn-born Soraya decides to move to Palestine and reclaim her heritage on both spiritual and financial levels. She meets Emad, a young Palestinian whose ambition, contrary to hers, is to leave forever. Tired of the constraints that dictate their lives, they decide to take matters into their own hands, even if it means breaking the law.

DIRECTOR: Annemarie Jacir
Producer: Jacques Bidou, Marianne Dumoulin
Editor: Michèle Hubinon
Screenwriter: Annemarie Jacir
Cinematographer: Benoît Chamaillard
Music: Kamran Rastegar
Principal Cast: Suheir Hammad, Saleh Bakri, Riyad Ideis
Filmography: Debut Feature
Print Source: Pyramide International

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