Out in the Dark

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Out in the Dark

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.

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Release details

Release date: Friday July 5 2013
Duration: 96 mins

Cast and crew

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

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


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