Omar

Omar
Omar

Year

2013

Duration

99 minutes

Genres

Drama, Thriller

Language

Arabic / Hebrew (English subtitles)

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Synopsis

On the face of it Omar’s life is simple: working hard as a baker, hanging out with his mates and making tentative plans for a future with his girlfriend. However, living in the heart of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, his life and worldview is complicated by his political situation. Scaling walls and dodging interrogations from the Israeli army, his frustrations eventually lead Omar and his friends to take dangerous action. The repercussions of their mission are played out in this tense, thought-provoking thriller which mixes personal drama with social critique to powerful effect.

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15 Classification

Strong violence, torture, strong language.

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