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Israel, 1994 (MIFF 1995, Fiction)

Director: David Ofek

Three generations of a family are confined into an exiled space. Sealed in their living room they watch the bombing of Baghdad and their old home on the television.

A subtle insight into differing concepts of home and family dynamics during the Gulf War.

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