LET IT BE MORNING
Israel’s Official Entry to the 94th Academy Awards
Written and Directed by Eran Kolirin
Based on the best-selling novel by Sayed Kashua
LET IT BE MORNING is the story of Sami (Alex Bakri) a Palestinian-born Israeli citizen living in Jerusalem who receives an invitation to his brother’s wedding forcing him to return to the Arab village where he grew up. After the wedding finishes, with no explanation, Sami’s hometown is put under a military blockade lockdown by Israeli soldiers.
…”a quietly atmospheric piece of work with moments of comedy and pathos.”
Deadline, Cannes Film Review
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