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Omar ()


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A young Palestinian freedom fighter agrees to work as an informant after he's tricked into an admission of guilt by association in the wake of an Israeli soldier's killing.

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  • Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 11 wins & 11 nominations.
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Cast

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Omar
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Nadia
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Agent Rami (as Waleed F. Zuaiter)
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Amjad
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Tarek (as Iyad Hoorani)
Mousa Habiib Allah ...
Sewing Shop Manager
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Soldier
Adi Krayem ...
Soldier #1
Foad Abed-Eihadi ...
Soldier #2
Essam Abu Aabed ...
Omar's Boss
Anna Maria Hawa ...
Omar's Sister
Ziad Jarjoura ...
Omar's Brother
Wafaa Aon ...
Omar's Mother
Jehad Abu Assal ...
Omar's Father
May Jabareen ...
Suit Store Employee
Hadi Abu Sineh ...
Little Boy at Restaurant
Butros Shaheen ...
Agent
Elias Abu Hattom ...
Agent
Marco Matar ...
Agent
Raed Rashad Jaa'issa ...
Man in House in Chase
Em Ahmad Assad ...
Woman in House in Chase
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Torturer
Ihab Jadallah ...
Prisoner in Yard
Baher Agbariya ...
Prison Guard #1
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Prison Guard #2
Yael Lerer ...
Omar's Lawyer
Donna Hawa ...
Nadia's Friend
Rasha Nahas ...
Nadia's Friend
Pauline Bahoth ...
Nadia's Friend
Marwa Dawood ...
Nadia's Friend
Najwa Atamnah ...
Amjad Sister #1
Rawan Faranesh ...
Amjad Sister #2
Lama Naamneh ...
Amjad Sister #3
Nisai Mhannah ...
Amjad Sister #4
Dunia Makhlouf ...
Amjad Sister #5
Eliana Faranesh ...
Amjad Sister #6
Omaima Sarhan ...
Amjad Sister #7
Majd Bitar ...
Tarek's Friend
Jeries Gghrayeb ...
Policeman
Maroon Boulus ...
Policeman
Ibrahim Boulus ...
Policeman
Adel Abu-Lasheen ...
Policeman
Jamal Khalaile ...
Tarek Guard #1
Rohl Ayadi ...
Hussam
Adham Salim ...
Prisoner #1
Ali Magdube ...
Prisoner #2
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Prison Guard #3
Avishay Solomon ...
Prison Guard #4
Laura Hawa ...
Nurse
Shetrit Eran ...
Tracking Device Technician
Mohamad Soboh ...
Tarek Guard #2
Mousa Awad ...
Tarek Guard #3
Nael Kanj ...
Rami's Agent #1
Eyas Natour ...
Rami's Agent #2
Eltamar Halpirin ...
Rami's Agent #3
Ela'd Sabaq ...
Rami's Agent #4
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Tarek's Father (as Tareq Cooty)
Walid Abed Elsalam ...
Leader at the Funeral
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Muhsen Ali Taha
Mohamad Hassan ...
Old Man Near The Wall
Yousef Slieman ...
Little Tarek
Jasmine Suleiman ...
Baby Girl 'Abla'

Directed by

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Hany Abu-Assad

Written by

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Hany Abu-Assad ... (written by)

Produced by

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Hany Abu-Assad ... producer
Baher Agbariya ... line producer
Waleed Al-Ghafari ... executive producer
David Gerson ... producer
Zahi Khouri ... executive producer
Suhail A. Sikhtian ... executive producer
Abbas F. Eddy Zuaiter ... executive producer (as Abbas F. 'Eddy' Zuaiter)
Ahmad F. Zuaiter ... executive producer
Farouq A. Zuaiter ... executive producer (as Dr. Farouq A. Zuaiter)
Waleed Zuaiter ... producer (as Waleed F. Zuaiter)

Cinematography by

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Ehab Assal

Film Editing by

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Martin Brinkler
Eyas Salman

Editorial Department

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Rima Haj ... assistant editor
Adam Inglis ... colorist
Tobias Schaarschmidt ... digital intermediate supervisor
Natasha Westlake ... assistant editor

Casting By

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Juna Suleiman

Production Design by

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Yoel Herzberg ... (prison segment)
Nael Kanj

Costume Design by

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Hamada Atallah

Makeup Department

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Ruba Hamed Diab ... assistant makeup artist
Dörte Dobkowitz ... key makeup artist

Production Management

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Dominik Bollen ... post-production manager
Laura Hawa ... production leader / production manager
Sana Tanous ... production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Ihab Jadallah ... second assistant director
Jamal Khalaile ... third assistant director
Enas I. Muthaffar ... first assistant director

Art Department

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Ali Alaf ... construction coordinator
Nir Alba ... art director: prison
Avi Bardugo ... carpenter
Andrei Chemakov ... carpenter
Morad Esmail ... art assistant
Tal Haber ... set dresser
Bashar Hassuneh ... property master (as Bashar Hasuneh)
Samir Hawa ... carpenter
Jamil Hawary ... carpenter
Doron Kaner ... set dresser
Hany Kazmoz ... carpenter
Amiram Lichter ... carpenter
Muhammad Nafa ... carpenter
Amir Nweser ... carpenter
Jeries Nweser ... carpenter
Wassem Nweser ... carpenter
Hagit Ochayon ... carpenter
Bilal Ode ... carpenter
Khaled Ode ... carpenter
Rabia Salifiti ... set dresser
Wael Sayeq ... carpenter
Taqi Sbafeen ... graffiti master / props assistant
Ophir Sela ... set dresser (as Ofir Kiko Sela)
Shadi Shini ... carpenter
Nikolai Yosifov ... set dresser

Sound Department

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Ammar Badawi ... production assistant
Christian Conrad ... sound designer
Raja Dubayah ... post adr (as Raja Dubayeh) / production sound mixer (as Raja Dubayeh)
Abed Abu Hussein ... production assistant
Daniel Iribarren ... adr editor
Kais Khateeb ... production assistant
Tareq Khateeb ... production assistant
Jörg Klaussner ... foley recordist
Alessandro Mongardini ... sound re-recording assistant
Ibrahim Naara ... production assistant
Sabrina Naumann ... foley editor
Peter Roigk ... foley artist
Dominik Schleier ... supervising sound editor
Matthias Schwab ... re-recording mixer
Rizik Siyadii ... production assistant
Kheer Sliman ... production assistant
Walid Sliman ... production assistant
Moritz Unger ... adr mixer
Markus Wurster ... sound re-recording mixer assistant
Ibrahim Zaher ... boom operator

Special Effects by

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Miki Amram ... special effects
Pini Klavir ... special effects

Visual Effects by

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Jean-Michel Boublil ... titles / visual effects artist / visual effects supervisor
Eli Rezik ... additional visual effects

Stunts

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Sami Hanan ... stunt double
Hanna Jiryis ... stunt coordinator
Asad Toameh ... stunt double

Camera and Electrical Department

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Alexey Antonovsky ... lighting technician
Royi Arama ... jib operator
Tom Ashuach ... best boy grip
Haim Asias ... Steadicam operator
George Dabas ... second assistant camera
Noam Eisenberg ... grip
Nadeem Housary ... grip
Daniel Kaluzshky ... key grip
Dianah Kamhawi ... still photographer
Neameh Kazmoz ... electrician
Tamir Lempert ... lighting technician
Amos Levi ... lighting technician
Yana Mitnick ... best girl electrician (as Yana Metnic)
Ferencz Radnai ... gaffer
Riyad Shammas ... second assistant camera
Eric Sicot ... first assistant camera
Avishay Solomon ... lighting technician
Ram Tsizling ... lighting technician (as Ram Rsizling)
Samir Zoabi ... assistant camera

Casting Department

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Mamdouh Agbariya ... extras casting
Doraid Liddawi ... extras casting
Salam Abu Seneh ... extras casting assistant

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Haitham Haddad ... wardrobe
Saher Okal ... wardrobe

Location Management

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Wajdi Ode ... location manager

Transportation Department

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Ammar Abu Lel ... driver
Sameer Abu Lel ... driver

Other crew

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Tamer Alshafia'e ... tea boy
Eve Gabereau ... distribution
Ashley Hasz ... personal assistant to director
Ameer Hawary ... office production assistant
Mohammad Abu Hussein ... camp manager
May Jabareen ... personal assistant to director
Sara Janasz ... completion guarantor: Film Finances
Joshua Jason ... publicist
Amer Zuheir Kosa ... production assistant
Taher Zuheir Kosa ... production manager assistant
Richard Lormand ... publicity: International
Sama Basim Malhis ... personal assistant to director: nablus
Tolke Palm ... in-house producer: the post republic
Ahmed Qassab ... tea boy
Wafeeq Qassab ... tea boy
Michael Reuter ... managing director: the post republic
Eli Rezik ... script supervisor
Nadia Saah ... Distribution and Marketing Consultant
Loay Slieman ... tea boy
Thabet Za'Ror ... security: al-fara'ah camp
Samir Zoabi ... production manager assistant

Thanks

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Suheilah Abu-Assad ... special thanks
Waleed Al-Qurra ... special thanks
Masoud Amralla Al Ali ... special thanks
Mark Ankner ... special thanks
Layaly Badr ... special thanks
Tina Baz ... special thanks
Mark Campbell ... special thanks
Nadia Cooper ... special thanks
Maha Dakhil ... special thanks
Rayya Deeb ... special thanks
Fesal Abu Eisheikh ... special thanks
Sandy Erickson ... special thanks
Mark Fleischer ... special thanks
Anna-Katharina Gerson ... special thanks
Julie Gerson ... special thanks
Salim Hodali ... special thanks
Amer Kardosh ... special thanks
Firas Khoury ... special thanks
Mr. Bashar Masri ... special thanks
Arian Moayed ... special thanks
Huseen Nakhleh ... special thanks
Odeh Odeh ... special thanks
Shivani Pandya ... special thanks
Philip Raskind ... special thanks
James Schamus ... special thanks
Mr. Hashim Shawa ... special thanks
Mary Jane Skalski ... special thanks
Dima Sousou ... special thanks
Mohanad Yaqubi ... thanks
Moranad Yaqubi ... special thanks
Omar Zoabi ... special thanks
Laith Zuaiter ... the producers wish to thank
Nuhad F. Zuaiter ... special thanks
Zeina & Selma Zuaiter ... special thanks

Production Companies

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Distributors

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Special Effects

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Other Companies

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Storyline

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Plot Summary
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Taglines Once you collaborate, there's no turning back. See more »
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Additional Details

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Also Known As
  • Омар (Russia)
  • Muren (Finland, Swedish title)
  • Ömer (Turkey, Turkish title)
  • Omaras (Lithuania)
  • Muuri (Finland)
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Runtime
  • 96 min
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Box Office

Budget $2,100,000 (estimated)
Cumulative Worldwide Gross $882,543

Did You Know?

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Trivia Official submission of Palestine to the Oscars 2014 best foreign language film category. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Cannes Film Festival 2013 (2013). See more »
Crazy Credits The credits roll in complete silence without any music. See more »
Quotes Tarek: Omar, there's a price to pay if you want to revolt and liberate your country. You don't complain or cry. This is the choice you made.
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