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Divine Intervention (2002)

01/01/2002 (US) DramaRomanceComedy 1h 32m

Overview

Santa Claus tries to outrun a gang of knife-wielding youth. It's one of several vignettes of Palestinian life in Israel - in a neighborhood in Nazareth and at Al-Ram checkpoint in East Jerusalem. Most of the stories are droll, some absurd, one is mythic and fanciful; few words are spoken. A man who goes through his mail methodically each morning has a heart attack. His son visits him in hospital. The son regularly meets a woman at Al-Ram; they sit in a car, hands caressing. Once, she defies Israeli guards at the checkpoint; later, Ninja-like, she takes on soldiers at a target range. A red balloon floats free overhead. Neighbors toss garbage over walls. Life goes on until it doesn't.

  1. Elia Suleiman

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Divine Intervention
Divine Intervention

Original Title يد إلهية‎

Status Released

Original Language Arabic

Budget -

Revenue $1,675,596.00

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