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Aro Recommended Divine Intervention


Palestine / France 2002, 90 minutes
Dir. Elia Suleiman
In Arabic, Hebrew with English subtitles
Rating: [M]
Genres: Drama, Comedy / Black Comedy

Topics: Arthouse.


Aroview: A rare cinematic glimpse into life in Ramallah, on the Palestine-Israel border, with its daily challenges presented through a series of memorably droll sketches.

Reminiscent in tone to the comedies of Aki Kaurismaki, though more considered, with dir. Suleiman's fastidious control of the frame matching his sophisticated humour and disarming wisdom. Politically loaded, yes, but with artistic sensibilities to the fore.

NZ International Film Festival 2002

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DVD Features

Features an extensive interview with director Suleiman.

  • cast and/or crew interviews
  • trailers
  • aspect ratio: 16:9

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