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Tel Aviv on Fire (2018)

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Salam, an inexperienced young Palestinian man, becomes a writer on a popular soap opera after a chance meeting with an Israeli soldier. His creative career is on the rise - until the ... See full summary »

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Sameh Zoabi
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Cast

Credited cast:
Kais Nashif ... Salam Abbass
Lubna Azabal ... Tala / Manal aka Rachel
Yaniv Biton ... Captain Assi Tzur
Maisa Abd Elhadi ... Mariam
Nadim Sawalha ... Bassam
Salim Dau ... Atef
Yousef 'Joe' Sweid ... General Yehuda Edelman
Amer Hlehel Amer Hlehel ... Nabil
Laëtitia Eïdo ... Maisa
Ashraf Farah ... Marwan
Ula Tabari ... Sarah
Yazan Doubal ... Marwan's Friend
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Shifi Aloni
Negweny El Assal Negweny El Assal ... Doctor
Alma Hemmo Alma Hemmo ... Female soldier
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Salam, an inexperienced young Palestinian man, becomes a writer on a popular soap opera after a chance meeting with an Israeli soldier. His creative career is on the rise - until the soldier and the show's financial backers disagree about how the show should end, and Salam is caught in the middle.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Official Sites:

Artémis Productions

Country:

Luxembourg | Belgium | Israel | France

Language:

Arabic | Hebrew

Release Date:

26 July 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Liepsnojantis Tel Avivas See more »

Filming Locations:

Luxembourg See more »

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Budget:

€2,700,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital (as Dolby 5.1)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Very funny but fantasy
11 February 2019 | by robinfadamsSee all my reviews

Saw this film at the UK Jewish Film festival in November 2018 and it is very funny and hope it gets some releases. But in fact Israelis and Palestinians unfortunately do not watch each other's TV stations. Cable doesn't carry them and each other's satellites are 3 degrees apart but that's enough not to allow mutual reception. So the central idea of the film is fantasy, but it's very enjoyable.


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