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Tale of the Three Jewels

  • Film

Time Out says

A frontline portrait of Palestinian life on the Gaza Strip (in a period between the Hebron events and the withdrawal and new peace initiatives), told from the viewpoint of a 12-year-old boy who becomes involved with a 'gypsy' girl. The raids by Israeli special forces are powerfully filmed and cleanly integrated into the narrative - as unexceptional to the boy as the activities of the young Palestinian fighters. Michel Khleifi (writer, director, producer) adds an elevating metaphysical/religious dimension that embraces elements of orthodox Middle Eastern mysticism, the boy's dream-founded intuition and the girl's nature-oriented world view.
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Release Details

  • Duration:112 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Michel Khleifi
  • Screenwriter:Michel Khleifi
  • Cast:
    • Makram Khouri
    • Bushra Qaraman
    • Mohammad Bakri
    • Hana Ne'meh
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