Out in the Dark

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This gay romance arrives from the festival circuit heaped in glowing reviews. It's the debut film of LA-based Israeli director `Michael Mayer and is a tale of forbidden love set against the cross-border tensions of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Palestinian student Nimr (Nicholas Jacob) meets Jewish lawyer Roy (Michael Aloni) in a Tel-Aviv gay bar, and the two embark on a dangerous liaison. Critics have praised the chemistry between the leads, Mayer’s sensitivity handling both sides of the conflict and the pressure that steadily builds as the film develops into a gripping thriller.

Release details

Release date: Friday July 5 2013
Duration: 96 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Michael Mayer
Cast: Nicholas Jacobs
Michael Aloni
Jamil Khoury

Average User Rating

5 / 5

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jake blum

suspenseful and romantic and heartbreaking. amazing performances all around, but especially the two leads.

jake blum

suspenseful and romantic and heartbreaking. amazing performances all around, but especially the two leads.