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An examination of the creation of the state of Israel in 1948 through to the present day.

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An examination of the creation of the state of Israel in 1948 through to the present day.

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12 August 2009 (France)  »

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Le temps qu'il reste  »

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$6,500,000 (estimated)

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$6,453 (USA) (7 January 2011)

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$18,719 (USA) (21 January 2011)
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Ma Rida
(Yasmine Hamdan, Mirwais Ahmadzal)
Perfonned by VAS
Vocals: Yasmine Hamdan
Produced by Mirwais
© 2009, 1000 lights Music ltd.
(P) 2009 Productions 50/50
Courtesy of Universal Music Vision
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Suleiman's Retrospective
16 January 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film, like most Elia Suleiman films, uses real time, absurdity, symbolism and scenes from Suleiman's life, at the same time portraying history and current events. As typical of Suleiman it is also a very personal film, the most personal of the ones I've seen (Divine Intervention, Chronicle of a Disappearance). It is a reminiscence of his family from the time of 1948, when the state of Israel was created on the land called Palestine, to the present day.

The film covers events including the war of 1948, the death of Nasser, the resistance against Israeli occupation, and the deterioration of Palestinian society in recent times. It is filled with Suleiman's typical tragicomic scenes of interaction between Israelis and Palestinians. It is a very sad film, however, the humor that runs through the film, and the suspense that is created by filming in real time, keep the film engaging even though like Suleiman's other films the pace is somewhat slow.


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