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The Olive Harvest (2003)

Upon his release from an Israeli prison, Mazen (Saade) begins to fall in love with Raeda (Adun), his friend since childhood who is already engaged to Taher (Najeeb), Mazen's younger brother.

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Hanna Elias

Writer:

Hanna Elias
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Cast

Credited cast:
Raida Adon ... Raeda
Mohammad Bakri ... (as Mohammed Bakri)
Samiah Kazmouz Samiah Kazmouz
Taher Najeeb Taher Najeeb ... Taher
Areen Omari
Mazen Saade Mazen Saade ... Mazen
Areen Umari Areen Umari
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Upon his release from an Israeli prison, older brother Mazen ( Mazen Saade ) develops romantic feelings for his childhood friend, Raeda ( Raeda Adun ). However, Raeda is already engaged to Mazen's younger brother Taher ( Taher Najeeb ), their love kept a secret because of the tradition for the eldest brother to wed first. The two brothers become estranged soon after reuniting as they struggle to win over Raeda's heart. Mazen, with his romantic poetry and simple love for the olive groves that provide his community and family with their livelihood, shares in Raeda's dreams to remain in the village and harvest the olives. Taher, on the other hand, prefers to live in the city and ambitiously seeks to contain the growing Jewish settlement of the territories as a member of the Palestinian Legislative Counsel. Although his love for Raeda is strong, Taher's devotion toward this cause leads him to neglect his commitment to her. Unsure of her true feelings, the beautiful Raeda is forced into ... Written by Anonymous

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Drama

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Country:

Palestine | USA | Israel

Language:

Arabic

Release Date:

25 April 2003 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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