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The Other Son (2012)
"Le fils de l'autre" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  4 April 2012 (France)
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Two young men, one Israeli and one Palestinian, discover they were accidentally switched at birth.

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Orith Silberg
Pascal Elbé ...
Alon Silberg
Jules Sitruk ...
Joseph Silberg
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Yacine Al Bezaaz
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Leïla Al Bezaaz
Khalifa Natour ...
Saïd Al Bezaaz
Mahmud Shalaby ...
Bilal Al Bezaaz (as Mahmood Shalabi)
Bruno Podalydès ...
David
Ezra Dagan ...
Le rabbin
Tamar Shem Or ...
Yona
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Ilan (as Tomer Ofner)
Noa Manor ...
Ethel
Shira Naor ...
Lisa
Diana Zriek ...
Amina
Marie Wisselmann ...
Keren
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Two young men, one Israeli and one Palestinian, discover they were accidentally switched at birth.

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Two families divided by fate. United by understanding.

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Rated PG-13 for a scene of violence, brief language and drug use | See all certifications »
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4 April 2012 (France)  »

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The Other Son  »

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$125,691 (USA) (26 October 2012)

Gross:

$1,160,773 (USA) (28 December 2012)
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Interesting movie but not totally believable
3 March 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The movie is a sensitive portrayal of a difficult situation. It does portray a little of the difficulties of cultures with different points of view, but doesn't go that far in that portrayal. However, I don't believe the situation in the movie would be as easily resolved as the movie seems to suggest. One thing that really bothered me is the really poor English subtitle translation. In the trailer it looks normal, but the text the trailer uses is really some of the only times when the English is well translated. The rest of the time it is like using a poor machine translation and sometimes doesn't even make sense in English.


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