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It Must Be Heaven (2019)

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Filmmaker Elia Suleiman travels to different cities and finds unexpected parallels to his homeland of Palestine.

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Elia Suleiman

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Elia Suleiman
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Elia Suleiman ... ES
Tarik Kopty ... Old Neighbour
Kareem Ghneim Kareem Ghneim ... Young Neighbour
George Khleifi George Khleifi ... Waiter in Restaurant
Ali Suliman ... Brother 1 in Restaurant
Faris Muqabaa Faris Muqabaa ... Brother 2 in Restaurant
Yasmine Haj Yasmine Haj ... Sister in Restaurant
Asmaa Azaizeh Asmaa Azaizeh ... Bedouin Woman (as Asmaa Azaizy)
Grégoire Colin ... Man in Metro
Vincent Maraval ... French Producer
Claire Dumas ... Ambulance Woman
Antoine Cholet ... Ambulance Man
Eric Cornet Eric Cornet ... Homeless Man
Yumi Narita Yumi Narita ... Japanese Woman
Kengo Saito Kengo Saito ... Japanese Man
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Filmmaker Elia Suleiman travels to different cities and finds unexpected parallels to his homeland of Palestine.

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Official submission of Palestine for the 'Best International Feature Film' category of the 92nd Academy Awards in 2020. See more »

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13 January 2020 | by chrismiseSee all my reviews

How to speak about Palestine with comedy?

Suleiman uses absurdity to reflect about the contradictions in New York and Paris. Militarism, exile as seen in his homeland are elsewhere.

The movie is beautifuly directed and edited.


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France | Qatar | Germany | Canada | Turkey | Palestine

Language:

English | French | Arabic | Spanish | Hebrew

Release Date:

4 December 2019 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

It Must Be Heaven See more »

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Paris, France See more »

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$2,163,132
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