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Eyes of a Thief (2014)

Not Rated | | Drama | 1 October 2014 (Palestine)
A father with a dangerous secret searches for his daughter.


Najwa Najjar


Najwa Najjar
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Credited cast:
Kal Naga ... Tarek Khedr (as Khaled Abol Naga)
Souad Massi Souad Massi ... Lila
Suhail Haddad Suhail Haddad ... Adel (as Sueil Haddad)
Malak Ermileh ... Malak
Khaled Hourani Khaled Hourani ... Ghassan
Walid Abdul Salam Walid Abdul Salam ... Abu Anas (as Waleed Abdisalam Haniya)
Khaled Masso Khaled Masso ... Wessam (as Khalid Massou)
Iman Oun Iman Oun ... Ibtisam (as Iman Aoun)
Nisreen Faour ... Dunya
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Maisa Abd Elhadi ... Houda
Louise Heem Louise Heem ... Sister Therese
Areen Omari ... Salwa
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A father with a dangerous secret searches for his daughter.

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An Excellent movie for sure
6 January 2016 | by samijayousiSee all my reviews

In this well written and directed excellent movie, Najwa Najjar avoids to a certain extent the temptation to get involved in the typical political debate between Israel and its foes as the drama centers around a man (starring the famous Egyptian actor Khaled Abu Naga), whose one life target after spending long years in prison becomes nothing other than finding his missing daughter. As the story does not forget to include a sweet and innocent touch of romance, this excellent piece of art which depicts the day by day life under the longest military occupation in modern history, also tackles many issues that Palestinians face as they try to move on with their lives under military occupation, be it the shortage of water supplies that the Israelis control, the need for jobs, or the existence of collaborators among them as well as underground resistance fighters, let alone a fact that many westerners seem to miss, that the Palestinian people are Moslems and Christians !!. Anyone who watches "Eyes of a Thief", will not only learn a thing or two about life in the occupied Palestinian territories, but will definitely find himself enjoying a very good movie.

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Release Date:

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$1,200,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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