In Between
aka Bar bahar
First screened in November 2017
Director: Maysaloun Hamoud. Cast: Mouna Hawa, Sana Jammelieh, Shaden Kanboura, Henry Andrawes, Mahmud Shalaby, Ashlam Canaan, Nisrin Abou-Hanna, Eyad Sheety, Khawlah Hag-Debsy, Rojeh Khleif, Aiman Daw, Firas Nassar, Tamer Nafar, Samar Qupty, Bashar Salameh. Screenplay: Maysaloun Hamoud.

Twitter Capsule: Tale of three Palestinian women sharing Tel Aviv flat caters to expectation in some respects but flouts them in others.

VOR:   Strong indictment of proprietary patriarchs; even more memorable for how it skewers a man who fancies himself an ally. I'm primed for Hamoud's follow-up.

Photo © 2016 DBG/En Compagnie de Lamas,
© 2018 Film Movement

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B–

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