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Abu Omar

Salah faces the closed Israeli border crossing. He’s holding a large yellow duffel bag, inside the bag is his son Omar. The grieving father wants to bring his dead son back home, but due to a strict curfew, no one can come in or get out.

Festivals and Awards:

Tokyo International Film Festival, Japan 2020

Director: Roy Krispel

Producer: Itai Tamir, Roy Krispel. Co-Producer: Ami Livne

Production Company: Laila Films

Cinematographer: Matan Balalty

Editor: Oz Gutman

Soundtrack Editor: Michael Goorevich

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television

Colourist / Online Editor: Gregor Pfüller, Jan Pfitzner

Cast: Kais Nashif, Shany Vershik, Mickey Leon, Hila Mezger

Script: Roy Krispel

Distributor: Laila Films

Subtitles: English

Film Name in Hebrew: אבו עומאר

Salah faces the closed Israeli border crossing. He’s holding a large yellow duffel bag, inside the bag is his son Omar. The grieving father wants to bring his dead son back home, but due to a strict curfew, no one can come in or get out.

Festivals and Awards:

Tokyo International Film Festival, Japan 2020

Director: Roy Krispel

Producer: Itai Tamir, Roy Krispel. Co-Producer: Ami Livne

Production Company: Laila Films

Cinematographer: Matan Balalty

Editor: Oz Gutman

Soundtrack Editor: Michael Goorevich

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television

Colourist / Online Editor: Gregor Pfüller, Jan Pfitzner

Cast: Kais Nashif, Shany Vershik, Mickey Leon, Hila Mezger

Script: Roy Krispel

Distributor: Laila Films

Subtitles: English

Film Name in Hebrew: אבו עומאר

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