Paradise Now


This film takes a look at the life and death of a Palestinian suicide bomber in Israel. After meeting two young men, we follow how they are recruited and trained for their mission, as well as the effect it has on their loved ones. In Arabic language with English subtitles.

90 minutes.
Mature Accompaniment under 10.
Crime, Drama, On the art circuit

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Let's smoke the pipe of peace...

Credits

Cast
Kais Nashef, Ali Suliman, Lubna Azabal, Amer Hlehel, Hiam Abbass
Director
Hany Abu-Assad
ScreenplayHany Abu-Assad, Bero Beyer, Pierre Hodgson
MusicJina Sumedi
CinematographyAntoine Héberlé
Sound formatsDolby Digital
Made in2005
Produced byAugustus Films, Lama Productions Ltd., Razor Film Produktion Gmbh, Lumen Films, arte France Cinéma, Hazazah Film, Eurimages, Filmstiftung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, Nederlands Fonds voor de Film

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenrePolitical, thriller, drama
LanguageSome, infrequent
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceImplied, subterranean
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsMature accompaniment for children under 10. Tense and sensitive political drama about the Palestinian situation, revolving about the question of matyrdom.
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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Die Burger
William Pretorius
15
Cape Times
Kenneth Turan
15
Mail & Guardian
Shaun de Waal
18
The Star
Tanya Farber
10
Sunday Times
Barry Ronge
15
Box Office
Paul Clinton
13
Chicago Sunday Times
Roger Ebert
15
eye Weekly
Norman Wilner
15
ReelViews
James Berardinelli
15

What the People say

Internet
775 Netizens
15

Average .. 73%

15




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