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A young Palestinian living in a refugee camp in 1949 struggles to escape the imminent death when him and his little brother heedlessly enter a minefield.

Director:

Nora Alsharif

Writer:

Hatem Alsharif

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Cast

Credited cast:
Ibrahim Abbas Ibrahim Abbas ... Egyptian Soldier
Khaled al Ghwairi Khaled al Ghwairi ... Ismail
Mohammed Ibrahimi Mohammed Ibrahimi ... Bedouin
Nizar Idrees Nizar Idrees ... Jamal
Mohammed Mahjoub Mohammed Mahjoub ... Egyptian Soldier
Shadi Salah Shadi Salah ... Israeli Soldier
Khalid Tariffi Khalid Tariffi ... Abu Saleh
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Inspired by the late Palestinian painter Ismail Shammout (1930-2006), Ismail tells the compelling story of a young Palestinian struggling to support his parents after their expulsion to a Refugee camp in 1948 by the Israeli forces. Despite the wretched life and distressing conditions he holds to his dream to go to Rome to learn painting. One day and after selling cakes at the train station with his little brother, they heedlessly enter a minefield. As Ismail faces death, and in his struggle to save himself and his brother, we discover his true spirit. Written by Bumpy Road Films

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Country:

Jordan | Palestine | Qatar | UK

Language:

Arabic

Release Date:

November 2012 (Qatar) See more »

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