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The Reports on Sarah and Saleem (2018)

The affaire of a married Palestinian man and a married Israeli woman in Jerusalem takes a dangerous political dimension when they are spotted in the wrong place at the wrong time, leaving them to deal with more than their broken marriages.

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Muayad Alayan

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Cast

Credited cast:
Maisa Abd Elhadi ... Bisan
Mohammad Eid Mohammad Eid ... Mahmood
Kamel El Basha ... Abu Ibrahim
Ishai Golan ... David
Bashar Hassuneh Bashar Hassuneh ... Ronit boyfriend
Hanan Hillo ... Maryam
Amer Khalil Amer Khalil ... Judge
Sivane Kretchner ... Sarah (as Sivan Kerchner)
Jan Kühne Jan Kühne ... Avi
Adeeb Safadi Adeeb Safadi ... Saleem
Riyad Sliman Riyad Sliman ... Sharif
Rebecca Esmeralda Telhami ... Ronit
Mohammad Titi Mohammad Titi ... Palestinian Police
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The affaire of a married Palestinian man and a married Israeli woman in Jerusalem takes a dangerous political dimension when they are spotted in the wrong place at the wrong time, leaving them to deal with more than their broken marriages.

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Language:

Arabic | Hebrew | English

Release Date:

12 June 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El affaire de Sarah y Saleem See more »

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Gross USA:

$68,348, 18 July 2019
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2.35 : 1
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A title card at the beginning of the film says, "Inspired by real events." In an interview, director Muayad Alayan said, "it was inspired by two real events that were familiar to so many; it was the truth." See more »

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Very enjoyable
23 November 2018 | by ptkolariSee all my reviews

For anyone familiar with the Middle East and/or with literary exposure to ill-fated lovers, there is absolutely nothing new in this film of an illicit affair between a Palestinian married man and an Israeli married woman. However, the story is entertaining and gripping, the cinematography excellent and the ideology evenhandedly absent. Some contrivance (even though it claims to be based on a true story), but no exaggeration or gore. Just plain movie pleasure. Highly recommend it.


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