Reem, a young mother married to a jealous man, goes to Huda’s salon in Bethlehem. But this ordinary visit turns sour when Huda, after having put Reem in a shameful situation, blackmails her to have her work for the secret service of the occupiers, and thus betray her people.
He was born in Nazareth (Palestine) in 1961. After studying Aeronautical Engineering and practicing this profession for several years in the Netherlands, in 1994 he entered the world of cinema as a producer with the feature film ‘The Curfew’, by Rashid Masharawi. Four years later he directed his first feature film, ‘The 14th Chick’, from a script by Arnon Grunberg. His second fiction feature film was ‘Rana’ s Wedding’, selected at the Cannes Critics’ Week. With his third film, ‘Paradise Now’ (2005), he won the Golden Globe and was nominated for an Oscar. In 2011 he shot his fourth film in English, ‘The Courier’, and with ‘Omar’ he participated in 2013 in the Valladolid Festival and received another Oscar nomination. His filmography also includes feature films like ‘Idol’ (2015) and ‘The Mountain Between Us’ (2017).