The Reports on Sarah and Saleem

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    The Reports on Sarah and Saleem

    Directed by

    Palestine, Netherlands, Germany, Mexico

    2018

    127 min

    • English
    • Arabic
    • Hebrew

    Drama

    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.

    Awards

    • Grand Jury Prize - Seattle IFF

    Festivals

    Labels & Line Ups

    Credits

    Cast
    Maisa Abd Elhadi
    Adeeb Safadi
    Sivane Kretchner
    Ishai Golan
    Screenplay
    Rami Alayan
    Cinematography
    Sebastian Bock
    Editing
    Sameer Qumsiyeh
    Production
    PALCINE PRODUCTIONS
    Production
    KEYFILM
    Production
    MANDERLEY FILMS / CONNECTING COTTBUS
    Production
    MONOFILMS
    Sales
    HERETIC OUTREACH
    Distributor
    ARAB WORLD DISTRIBUTOR : MAD SOLUTIONS

    Press

    Unshowy camerawork and an understated score both place the emphasis on the largely impressive and naturalistic performances.

    Wendy Ide, ScreenDaily

    It’s a scenario with twists and turns that are reminiscent of Sydney Pollack’s cinema.

    Kaleem Aftab, http://cineuropa.org/nw.aspx?t=newsdetail&l=en&did=346758

    Muayad  Alayan

    Muayad Alayan

    Kuwait

    A Palestinian born in Kuwait in 1985, he studied in San Francisco before returning to Bethlehem to make films about the realities of life for young Palestinians. His first short film, LESH SABREEN?, premiered at the International Short Film Festival in Clermont- Ferrand in 2009 and screened at over 60 international festivals. Alongside making documentaries and short films which have met with success at festivals worldwide, he also works as a cinematographer and film lecturer. AL-HOB WA AL-SARIQA WA MASHAKEL UKHRA is his first feature film.

    Selected Filmography