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Road

Israel (MIFF 2005, fiction)

Director: Nadav Lapid

In the Judean desert, a young couple makes love beside a roadside memorial. In that exact spot only a year before, Palestinian workers kidnapped their Israeli employer and put him to trial, charged with the injustices of Zionism and crimes of occupation.
D/S Nadav Lapid P Dana Rozen WS Sam Speigel School of Cinema, Jerusalem L Arabic, Hebrew w/English subtitles TD Video/col/ 2004/18mins

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