Abu Omar
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    Abu Omar

    Directed by

    Israel, France

    2020

    110 min

    • Hebrew
    • Arabic

    Drama

    Tokyo IFF

    Scope Expanded - Visions

    Under a very strict military curfew Salah, a grieving father, sets out on the road to cross the Israeli border carrying his dead son Omar in a duffel bag. Miri, a pregnant single woman, decides to help him out at all costs while fending off the terrible heat.

    A brief and tender journey where two lonely souls become partners for a few days.

    Credits

    Screenplay
    Roy Krispel
    Cinematography
    Matan Balalty
    Editing
    Oz Gutman
    Sales
    ALPHA VIOLET
    Production
    LAILA FILMS
    Roy Krispel

    Roy Krispel

    Israel

    Born in Israel in 1979. He's made four documentary films and three short films. ABU OMAR (2020) is his first feature fiction film.