In Between (15)
Thu 01 Jan 1970 - Thu 01 Jan 1970
Dir. Maysaloun Hamoud, Israel/France, 103mins, 2016
Maysaloun Hammouds astounding debut feature, In Between, is an elegant and sensitive story about three Palestinian women trying to find balance between traditional and modern culture.
Laila and Salma work hard and play hard, spending their free time partying and drinking, but feel their style is cramped when the studious Nur comes to stay with them. Each is looking for love but as Palestinian women in a patriarchal society finding a relationship on their own terms is difficult. However it is this common struggle that leads these three remarkable women to form a fierce bond.
the scripts nuanced treatment of the complex relationships and a feel for the many-faceted, multicultural city in which its set a unique urban blend of hedonism and tradition, bound together by hummus and history
Directed by a woman, written by a woman and starring a significant woman.
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